Leslie J. Reagan
Leslie J. Reagan is a professor of history, medicine, gender and women's studies, and law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of Dangerous Pregnancies: Mothers, Disabilities, and Abortion in Modern America (2010), winner of the American Historical Association's Joan Kelly Award and the American Association for the History of Medicine's William H. Welch Medal, among others, and When Abortion Was a Crime: Women, Medicine, and Law in the United States, 1867–1973 (1997), which won the Law and Society Association's James Willard Hurst Prize and the Social Science History Association's President's Book Award. Reagan often appears in public radio and television news forums as well. Her current research focuses on Agent Orange, activism, and visual culture in the United States and Vietnam as well as disabilities, gender, law, and the media.