Brooke Lansing

Brooke Lansing is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at Johns Hopkins University. Her dissertation, entitled “With the Strictest Confidence: Abortion and Contraception in Nineteenth-Century New York City,” explores women’s perspectives on reproductive control, and the gender politics behind its increasing restriction, from 1839-1878. Her study is drawn from largely never-before-studied court records…

Carolyn Sufrin, Associate Director

Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, is a medical anthropologist and Ob/Gyn at Johns Hopkins University. She has worked extensively on reproductive health issues affecting incarcerated women, from providing clinical care in jail, to research, policy, and advocacy. Her work is situated at the intersection of reproductive justice, health care, and mass incarceration. Her recent book, Jailcare:…