Johanna Schoen

Johanna Schoen

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Johanna Schoen is a professor of history at Rutgers University-New Brunswick with an affiliation at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research. She is the author of two books: Choice and Coercion: Birth Control, Sterilization, and Abortion in Public Health and Welfare in the Twentieth Century (2005) and Abortion after Roe (2015). She has worked with abortion providers to preserve the history of legal abortion in the United States and to use historical analysis and insights to help preserve access to abortion care. Her current work explores ethical frameworks in defense of abortion care and the right to die.

Lectures

  • Abortion Care as Moral Work
  • Abortion after Roe
  • Reassessing Eugenic Sterilization: The Case of North Carolina