Professor and Department Head
Kirby Hall of Civil Rights - Room 208
(610) 330-5389
(610) 330-5397


  • M.A. and Ph.D., University of Washington

Teaching interests: constitutional law; law and social movements; political theory

Research interests: law and society; laws mandating parental involvement in the abortion decisions of pregnant minors.

Selected publications:
Girls on the Stand: How Courts Fail Pregnant Minors (NYU Press, 2007).

Unleashing Rights: Law Meaning, and the Animal Rights Movement(University of Michigan Press, 1996).