Morris Wasserstein Public Interest Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Child Advocacy Program (CAP)
Harvard Law School
Graduate, Radcliffe College and Harvard Law School. Formerly: active in civil rights and public interest work including NAACP Legal Defense Fund then, Founder and Director, Legal Action Center, a non-profit organization in New York, focused on criminal justice and substance abuse; currently, teaches civil rights and family law, specializing in child welfare, adoption and reproductive technology. Publications include: International Adoption: The Child's Story (2008); International Adoption: Thoughts on the Human Rights Issues (2007); Where Do Black Children Belong? The Politics of Race Matching in Adoption (1991); Beyond Biology: The Politics of Adoption and Reproduction (1995). Recipient of awards for writing and advocacy work in adoption and child welfare including Media Achievement Award (1994); Radcliffe College Humane Recognition Award (1997).