Rona Achilles is coordinator of family planning research for the Department of Public Health in Toronto. She worked as a consultant for the Canadian Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies and has written extensively on the psychosocial issues surrounding donor insemination.
Marjorie Altergott is research associate at the University of Illinois and a visiting faculty member at DePaul University in the School for New Learning. Her area of research includes midwifery policy and infant feeding.
Sharyn Roach Anleu is associate professor of sociology at the Flinders University of South Australia. Her teaching areas include the sociology of law, deviance, and criminology. Her current research investigates the local regulation of medical science, and the role of guilty pleas in the Australian criminal justice system. She has published on women in law, the legal profession, feminist legal theory, surrogacy, and deviance and has just completed Law and Social Change (forthcoming).
Françoise Baylis is associate professor in the Office of Bioethics Education and Research, Faculty of Medicine, and the Department of Philosophy at Dalhousie University. Her research is supported by grants from Associated Medical Services, Toronto, and the Dean's Development Fund, Dalhousie University.
Andrea L. Bonnicksen is professor in the Department of Political Science, Northern Illinois University. She was a Rockefeller Foundation fellow at the Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas. Her research interests include reproductive and genetics policy. She is a member of the Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Her publications include In Vitro Fertilization--Building Policy from Laboratories to Legislatures ( 1989) and, articles in the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, The Hastings Center Report, Cambridge Quarterly of Health Care Ethics, and Politics and the Life Sciences.
Richard Boroditsky is associate professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Manitoba, and head of the University Section of Gynecology. He has lectured widely and published extensively on sexuality education and clinical research in the areas of family planning and menopausal management. He is chair of the Social and Sexual Issues Committee of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada and was president of Planned Parenthood Manitoba and chair of the Manitoba Section of District VI of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
James J. Boulton is clinical professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alberta. He is also head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.
Annette Burfoot is associate professor of sociology at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. Her areas of teaching and research include women and reproductive technologies, feminist theory, popular culture of the body, and the sociol