Kara W. Swanson

Kara W. Swanson, author of Banking on the Body: The Market in Blood, Milk, and Sperm in Modern America, is an associate professor of law at Northeastern University.

Future Tense
Nov. 18 2014 4:01 PMEgg-Freezing Shindigs Aren’t Like Tupperware PartiesThey have more in common with early sperm banks.
History of Innovation
May 7 2014 10:03 AMThe Surprisingly Engrossing History of Patent ExaminersIn the 19th century, they were celebrities!
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