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Lauren K. Hall

Lauren Hall is associate professor of political science at Rochester Institute of Technology. She is the author of The Medicalization of Birth and Death (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019) and Family and the Politics of Moderation (Baylor University Press, 2014) and the co-editor of a volume on the political philosophy of French political thinker Chantal Delsol.

She has written extensively on the classical liberal tradition, including articles on Edmund Burke, Adam Smith, and Montesquieu. She serves on the executive board of the interdisciplinary journal Cosmos+Taxis, which publishes on spontaneous orders in the social and political worlds.

Her current research is on issues of regulation and coercion in healthcare and bioethics, with some other projects relating to women and the family in classical liberalism.

Senior Fellow, Institute for Humane Studies 2020-2021
 

Recent Talks, Events, and Awards

Keynote Speaker, AABC
10.2020

Recent Videos and Exciting News

IHS Senior Fellows Announcement

I am thrilled and honored to be named one of the Institute for Humane Studies Senior Fellows for the 2020-2021 year. This ground of outstanding scholars is doing incredible work in the classical liberal tradition and I'm proud to be among them.

I've set up a YouTube playlist of most of my videos online. Check it out here and see one of my favorites below.

Check out an awesome video I put together with the Institute for Humane Studies on medicalized birth and government regulation. Watch it and comment!

My most recent book, out in 2019 with Johns Hopkins University Press. Click on the image to buy and let me know what you think!

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Also, buy both my books on Amazon! 

The Medicalization of Birth and Death (Johns Hopkins University Press), 2019.
 

Family and the Politics of Moderation (Baylor University Press), 2014.