Newcomb Institute works to discover solutions to intractable gender problems by conducting research, providing education, and promoting community engagement surrounding reproductive rights and reproductive health.
Dr. Clare Daniel, Newcomb Institute's Administrative Associate Professor, leads the Institute's research and programming on reproductive rights and reproductive health. Dr. Daniel coordinates student programming related to reproductive politics, health, and justice, including the Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health Internship program for undergraduates.
You can view Dr. Clare Daniel's faculty profile here.
The Reproductive Justice Faculty Working Group, a group of around 50 Tulane faculty, is dedicated to developing interdisciplinary collaboration, courses, and research relating to reproductive rights and reproductive health. Current members represent the Tulane School of Communications, Law, Public Health, Social Work, Science and Engineering, and Liberal Arts. The Reproductive Justice Faculty Working Group meets throughout the school year for reading group discussions and speaker series. Anyone interested in joining can email firstname.lastname@example.org
At Tulane, Newcomb Institute faculty offers the following courses focused on reproductive rights and health:
To learn more about community partners and internship program partners, visit our Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health Internship Program web page and our Feminist Summer Internship Program web page.
“Abortion as Essential Healthcare Becomes Even Clearer after Dobbs,” February 2023
Center for Public Service Awards Community-Engaged Research Grants to Faculty, Faith Dawson, January 2023
“In Post-Roe Louisiana, Things Go From Bad to Worse for Teens,” August 2022
Feminist Pedagogy after Roe, May 2022
Anti-Abortion Advocates Aren’t Prepared for a Post-Roe Louisiana, May 2022
Reproductive Labor in Children’s Films: The Boss Baby and Storks, November 2021
Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, and the Physicians Who (Still) Find Them Threatening, July 2021
Newcomb Scholar is an Activist and Podcast Host, May 2021
Abortion Rights Tighten with Passage of Amendment 1 in Louisiana, December 2020
Letters: Amendment 1 would hurt Louisiana families, October 2020
CPS offers remote, distanced service-learning, September 2020
Student Health Center now provides free emergency contraceptives, December 2019
Tulane partners with local MCH Coalition to reduce high maternal mortality rates, November 2019
SURJ now offering free emergency contraceptives for Tulane community, November 2019
Tulane Students Participate in Fights for Reproductive Justice, September 2019
Abortion wars: In Louisiana, softer tone paves way for sharp restrictions, May 2019
Stop Using Teen Pregnancy Prevention as Justification for Sex Ed, 2018
Building Equitable Partnerships and a Social Justice Mindset through a Donor-Funded Reproductive Rights and Health Internship Program, April 2023.
The Health of Women and Girls in Louisiana: Sexual Health, February 2021
The Health of Women and Girls in Louisiana: Racial Disparities in Birth Outcomes, July 2017
Katrina and the Women of New Orleans, December 2008