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Assistant Teaching Professor of Human Services and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Margot Abels’ scholarly work is rooted in medical sociology and inequality studies with interpretation and analysis intended to influence application, practice, and change. She is a Board Member for the Northshore Education Consortium and champions an interdisciplinary approach to her teaching.

  • Education

    PhD, Northeastern University
    MA, Sarah Lawrence College

  • Contact

  • Address

    210E Renaissance Park
    360 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115


Course catalog
  • Gender and Reproductive Justice


    Introduces the social, legal, and economic barriers to accessing reproductive healthcare domestically and internationally. Draws on various theoretical and analytic tools including critical race theory, critical legal theory, sociology of science, human rights, feminist theory, and a range of public health methods. Covers domestic, regional, and international legal and regulatory frameworks on sexual reproductive health.