Sharon Bassan

Sharon Bassan

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Values and Public Policy

Sharon Bassan is a bioethicist, with a Ph.D. and JD. Her research combines a legal-philosophical background; policy-making experience; a global point of view; and a feminist perception. Sharon is interested in issues of health law, policy, and bioethics, particularly in the areas of health rights, reproductive ethics, health markets, global health governance, and global justice. Her Ph.D. dissertation addressed cross-border reproductive markets and possible regulative models, on which she has published several papers. Her current project is “Politics and Ethics in the Regulation of Reproductive Technologies” and her future plans are to develop a theory of global health bioethics. She is also affiliated with the Woodrow Wilson School's Office of Population Research.