Marlene Gerber Fried

Marlene Gerber Fried is senior advisor to the President of Hampshire College and faculty director of the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program. A professor of philosophy, she received her Ph.D. from Brown University and served as interim President of Hampshire College, 2010-2011. Her scholarship and teaching is focused primarily on abortion rights and access, reproductive and sexual rights and health, and legal theory. A widely published author, she is a long-time reproductive rights activist and was the founding president and continues to serve on the board of the National Network of Abortion Funds and the Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts. At Harvard, she will be working on a history of reproductive rights advocacy.