Clare Daniel is an Administrative Assistant Professor of Women's Leadership and Assistant Director of Community Engagement at Newcomb Institute. She received her doctorate and master's in American Studies from the University of New Mexico and her bachelor's degree from Macalester College in German Studies and English with a Women and Gender Studies minor. Her research, teaching, and student program administration focus on reproductive rights, health, and justice. Her book Mediating Morality: The Politics of Teen Pregnancy in the Post-Welfare Era was published in 2017 by the University of Massachusetts Press. Her writings have also appeared in such publications as The Hill, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, and others.
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- Coordinates student programming related to reproductive politics/health/justice, including the Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health Internship program and the annual event, Conceiving Equity.
- Coordinates the Feminist Summer Internship program.
- Advises the student organizations Students United for Reproductive Justice and Women and Youth Supporting Each Other.
- Sits on the Newcomb Scholars Advisory Committee and the Newcomb Inclusion and Diversity Excellence Committee.
- Teaches courses in the Newcomb Scholars Program, the Department of Communication, the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, the Honors Program, and the TIDES program.
- Convenes the Reproductive Justice Faculty Working Group.
- Conducts research on sexual and reproductive politics and representations, including community-based studies in Louisiana.
- Co-convenes the New Orleans Maternal and Child Health Coalition.
- Co-curates the Feminist Pedagogy for Teaching Online digital guide.
“Compromising Justice: Reproductive Rights Advocacy in the Time of Trump,” Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies (forthcoming)
“Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, and the Physicians Who (Still) Find Them Threatening,” Nursing Clio, July 22, 2021
Clare Daniel and Maeve Wallace, "Letters: Bill would not change scope of practice for nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives" The Advocate, May 2021.
"The Uses of Feminist Pedagogy Before, During and After the Pandemic" Faculty Focus, May 2021.
"Amendment 1 would hurt Louisiana families." The Advocate, October 2020.
Jenna Vinson and Clare Daniel, “‘Power to Decide’ Who Should Get Pregnant: A Feminist Rhetorical Analysis of Neoliberal Visions of Reproductive Justice,” Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society 8:2 (July 2020)
"Stop Using Teen Pregnancy Prevention as Justification for Sex Ed," The Hill, November 2, 2018
"Reproductive Rights in Danger on Court," Clare Daniel, The Advocate, July 4, 2018.
“How Focusing on Teen Pregnancy as a Personal Moral Failing Deepens Social Inequality,” Clare Daniel, SSN Key Findings, June 2018
Mediating Morality: The Politics of Teen Pregnancy in the Post-Welfare Era (University of Massachusetts Press, 2017)
"‘Taming the Media Monster:’ Teen Pregnancy and the Neoliberal Safety (Inter)Net," Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 39:4 (Summer 2014) 973-998
“Teen Sex, an Equal-Opportunity Menace: Multicultural Politics in 16 and Pregnant,” in MTV and Teen Pregnancy: Critical Essays on 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, ed. Letizia Guglielmo (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013) 79-92
Review of Laura Briggs, Somebody’s Children: The Politics of Transracial and Transnational Adoption, H-Ethnic, H-Net Reviews (March 2013)
Claire-Lise Bénaud and Clare Daniel, “The Lee Marmon Photographs: Chronicles of the West,” Collection Building 32:4 (October 2013) 133-138