University of Wisconsin, B.A.
Boston College Law School, J.D.
University of Wisconsin, LL.M.
Michele Goodwin is the Everett Fraser Professor in Law at the University of Minnesota. She holds joint appointments at the University of Minnesota Medical School and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Professor Goodwin served as a Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago and as a Visiting Scholar at the University of California-Berkeley. Prior to law teaching, Goodwin was a Gilder-Lehrman Post-Doctoral Fellow at Yale University.
Professor Goodwin is the founder of the Institute for Global Child Advocacy and the Executive Director of the U.S. Chapter of the Defense of Children International. She serves as Chair of the AALS Committee to Review Scholarly Papers for the AALS Annual Meeting (2011-2013) and Chair of the AALS Biolaw Section (2012-13). She is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Law and Social Inquiry. In addition, she is a founding peer reviewer for the Harvard/Stanford/Duke Journal of Law and the Biosciences, and a reviewer for Cambridge University Press, New York University Press, the Journal of Population Economics, Law and Society Review, Law and Politics Review, and the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics. Goodwin is also a blogger for the Harvard Bill of Health.