Health Law Lecture 2022: Biological Sex Essentialism in Law and Public Policy

The Center for Health Policy and Law’s 2022 lecture was delivered by Professor Sarah S. Richardson, a member of the faculty at Harvard University. An expert in the history and philosophy of the sciences of sex, gender, sexuality and reproduction, she also writes and teaches about race and science, history and philosophy of biology, feminist epistemology and philosophy of science, and the social dimensions of scientific knowledge. Her most recent book is The Maternal Imprint: The Contested Science of Maternal-Fetal Effects.