Author: Whitney Arey

Web Roundup: Covid-19, Racial Justice, Immigration, Climate Justice, Reproductive Justice, or “How All Politics Became Reproductive Politics” by Whitney Arey

Whitney Arey , July 1st, 2020

As I was thinking about the task of reviewing the anthropological, bioethical, and/or STS implications of the past month of news, my mind kept returning to the introduction…


Web Roundup: Measles, Vaccinations and Epidemics by Whitney Arey

Whitney Arey , December 30th, 2019

This month has been filled with news stories about the growing problem of measles outbreaks in the U.S. and around the world. In the U.S. this has been…


Web Roundup: Abortion Bans, Heartbeat Bills, and the Future of Roe v. Wade by Whitney Arey

Whitney Arey , June 28th, 2019

A year ago, I wrote about changes in abortion access globally, as countries like Ireland and Argentina were on a path to decriminalizing access to abortion services. While…


Web Roundup: CRISPR Babies and Bioethics by Whitney Arey

Whitney Arey , January 1st, 2019

In late November, He Jiankui, a scientist in China, announced that he had created the first “CRISPR babies,” meaning that he performed germ-line genome edits on human embryos, which…


Web Roundup: Abortion Access by Whitney Arey

Whitney Arey , July 2nd, 2018

This month, and especially this past week, has seen immense media coverage of abortion access, both in the United States and abroad. A recent study out of UCSF has…