Seema Mohapatra

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Author: Seema Mohapatra

Professor Seema Mohapatra is currently a visiting associate professor of law at FAMU College of Law for the 2020-2021 academic year while on leave from her tenured faculty position at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is an Orlando native who has taught a wide variety of courses focusing mostly in the areas of tort law, health law, and bioethics. Professor Mohapatra is an expert in biotechnology and the law, public health law, reproductive justice, and health equity. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she has written about various issues including structural racism, mask mandates and racial discrimination, mask mandates and disability law, immunity passports, advance directives, health justice, and online teaching. Professor Mohapatra is also regularly consulted by the media for her expertise. Her scholarship was featured recently in Vox and the Indy Star. She is the co-editor of Feminist Judgments: Health Law Rewritten (with Lindsay F. Wiley) (forthcoming 2021, Cambridge University Press). She is also a co-author of the forthcoming third edition of the textbook Reproductive Technologies and the Law (with Judith Daar, I. Glenn Cohen, and Sonia Suter) (forthcoming 2021, Carolina Academic Press). Professor Mohapatra earned the Dean’s Fellow title and award at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 for outstanding scholarship. She serves on the Ethics Advisory Committee at the UNMC Global Center for Health Security.

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