Jennifer Denbow

Jennifer Denbow

Assistant Professor


  • Public Law
  • Political Theory
  • Reproductive Law and Politics
  • Feminist Studies
  • Science and Technology Studies

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About Jennifer Denbow



  • Ph.D., Jurisprudence and Social Policy, University of California, Berkeley (2010) Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender and Sexuality
  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley (2007)
  • B.S., Philosophy, Minors in Mathematics and Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2003)


  • Judicial Process
  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Reproductive Law and Policy
  • Feminist Legal Theory
  • Basic Concepts of Political Thought


Selected Publications 

"Abortion as Genocide: Race, Agency, and Nation in Prenatal Nondiscrimination Bans," Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, vol. 41, no. 3 (2016).

Governed through Choice: Autonomy, Technology, and the Politics of Reproduction (New York: New York University Press, 2015).

“Reproductive Autonomy, Counter-conduct, and the Juridical,” Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, vol. 21, no. 3 (2014).

“Sterilization as Cyborg Performance: Reproductive Freedom and the Regulation of Sterilization,” Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies, vol. 35, no. 1 (2014).

“The Pedagogy of Rape Law: Objectivity, Identity, and Emotion,” The Journal of Legal Education, vol. 64, no. 1 (2014).

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