Helena Silverstein, Professor and Head
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.A. and Ph.D., University of Washington
Special Interests: A specialist in law and society, Professor Silverstein teaches courses in constitutional law, law and social movements, and political theory. Her recent research has focused on laws mandating parental involvement in the abortion decisions of pregnant minors. She is author of Girls on the Stand: How Courts Fail Pregnant Minors (NYU Press, 2007) and Unleashing Rights: Law Meaning, and the Animal Rights Movement (University of Michigan Press, 1996).