Joanna Erdman

Joanna N. Erdman is an assistant professor and the inaugural MacBain Chair in Health Law and Policy at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia. Her primary research areas are sexual and reproductive health law in a transnational context.

She has published in leading international journals on topics such as harm reduction in safe abortion, the regulation of emergency contraception, and human papillomavirus vaccines policy. Erdman has also acted as an intervener before various courts and international bodies, including the European Court of Human Rights. She received her BA and JD degrees from the University of Toronto and her LLM from Harvard, and completed a fellowship at Yale Law School.