Jacqueline C. Harvey, Ph.D.
Dr. Harvey’s background includes both undergraduate and graduate degrees in social work, as well as a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Public Policy from the University of North Texas, with considerable coursework in public health and healthcare administration from the University of North Texas Health Science Center. While she stays informed of reproductive health studies, her most recent original research examined state policies regarding the involuntary removal of life-sustaining medical care from patients, as well as the intentional medical neglect of premature yet viable infants in the United States.
Dr. Harvey is a regular contributor at Ethika Politika, the online journal for the Center for Morality in Public Life where she also serves as an Affiliated Scholar. She may be reached by email and her full curriculum vitae and recent papers are publicly available here.
Michael J. New, Ph.D.
Dr. Michael New is currently an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, as well as an Associate Scholar at the Charlotte Lozier Institute. Additionally, he is a Fellow with the Witherspoon Institute, Princeton, New Jersey and a regular contributor at National Review Online.
Dr. New has both a Ph.D. in Political Science and a Masters Degree in Statistics from Stanford University. He has served as a post-doctoral fellow at the Harvard-MIT data center and a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and has served as an Assistant Professor in Political Science at the University of Alabama.
Dr. New has also authored nine articles that have appeared in various peer-reviewed journals, three of which have examined the impact of state-level abortion legislation. A non-comprehensive archive of many of Dr. New’s publications can be found here.
Rebecca G. Oas, Ph.D.
Dr. Rebecca Oas is the Associate Director of Research for the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute (C-FAM). She also serves as a Fellow of HLI America, the educational initiative of Human Life International. While Dr. Oas currently resides in the United States, much of her research examines international reproductive health studies and the implications of foreign reproductive health policy.
Dr. Oas graduated from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan with a BS in environmental biology and zoology. Additionally, she earned her doctorate from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia in genetics and molecular biology. This expertise in biology and genetics allows and enhances her ability to critically examine reproductive health research involving reproductive technologies such as IVF and embryonic stem cell research.
Dr. Oas’ work has been featured on First Things and she is currently a Contributing Editor for the Truth and Charity Forum for Human Life International. She also writes on a variety of international human rights issues for Turtle Bay & Beyond that can be accessed here.