Professor Michele Bratcher Goodwin
Michele Bratcher Goodwin joined the faculty at the University of California-Irvine School of Law on July 1, 2014 as Chancellor's Professor of Law. She is also the Founding Director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy. Previously she held the Everett Fraser Chair in Law with joint appointments at the Medical School and School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. She is the founder of the Institute for Global Child Advocacy. Professor Goodwin also holds appointments in Departments of Criminology, Law, and Society, Gender & Sexuality Studies, and the Program in Public Health at UC Irvine.
Prior to law teaching, Michele was a Gilder Lehrman Post-Doctoral Fellow at Yale University. She has served as a Visiting Fellow at Columbia University Law School and the University of California, Berkeley. She was a Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago.
Professor Goodwin has been a featured guest on National Public Radio, Minnesota Public Radio, Wisconsin Public Radio, CBS Radio, PBS (WTTW Affiliate), the Australian Broadcast Channel, and local news affiliates: NBC, Fox, CBS, among others. She is the author of more than 70 articles, essays, and book chapters as well as several books, including Black Markets: The Supply and Demand of Body Parts; Baby Markets: Money and the New Politics of Creating Families; and the highly anticipated, forthcoming publication Policing the Womb.