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Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health

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.

Faculty: Dr. Clare Daniel

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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.

Reproductive Justice Faculty Working Group

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 cdaniel5@tulane.edu


At Tulane, Newcomb Institute faculty offers the following courses focused on reproductive rights and health:

  • Pre-College Summer Program course Reproductive Rights in the Media, Dr. Clare Daniel
  • Communications course Reproductive Rights and the Media, Dr. Clare Daniel
  • Honors colloquium Sexuality, Knowledge, Production, and Education, Dr. Clare Daniel
  • Communications course Sexuality, Childhood, and the Media, Dr. Clare Daniel
  • First year experience course Reproductive Politics in New Orleans, Dr. Clare Daniel
  • INTU 6850 Reproductive Rights, Law, and Public Policy, adjunct professor Ellie Schilling, chief litigator and partner at Schonekas, Evnas, McGoey, & McEachin, LLC.

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

  • Conceiving Equity is an annual event featuring a student poster gallery and the Roe v. Wade lecture
  • Newcomb Institute's free lunch and lecture series Fridays at Newcomb brings experts in the reproductive rights and reproductive health fields to Tulane's campus. View upcoming events. 
  • 2020 Speaker Series