Halfmann Ponders Reproductive Rights Under Trump [Video]

On May 9, 2017, Associate Professor of Sociology Drew Halfmann presented a Noon Lecture entitled "Reproductive Rights in the Trump Era (and Beyond)", addressing the recently-passed American Health Care Act in the process. Watch the video here.

Drew Halfmann’s research and teaching focuses on social movements and the politics of health and social policy. He is the author of Doctors and Demonstrators: How Political Institutions Shape Abortion Law in the United States, Britain and Canada, published by University of Chicago Press and winner of the 2013 Distinguished Scholarship Award from the Pacific Sociological Association.

His work has appeared in the American Sociological ReviewSocial Problems, Mobilization, HEALTH, Studies in American Political Development, and the Journal of Policy History. His current research is on the African-American struggle for health equality from Reconstruction to Obamacare. He is a member of the Scholars Strategy Network and co-director of its Bay Area Regional Network.