Rose Corrigan is a law and society scholar who has a particular interest in social movements and the law. Currently director of the Women's Studies Program at Drexel University, Professor Corrigan holds a joint appointment at the law school and the Department of History and Politics. Professor Corrigan was a visiting scholar with the Feminism & Legal Theory Project at Emory Law School and previously was on the faculty of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in the Department of Government. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship with the American Association of University Women. She also completed fellowships with the American Association of Univeristy Women and with the Rutgers University Center for American Women & Politics and Eagleton Institute of Politics. Her publications include "Making Meaning of Megan’s Law," in Law and Social Inquiry and a review of Catharine A. MacKinnon’s "Women’s Lives, Men’s Laws" in Law and Politics Book Review. She currently is completing a book which examines the intersection of social movements and public policy in the area of violence against women. Professor Corrigan has worked in the fields of reproductive rights and with survivors of sexual and domestic violence for more than 15 years at organizations including Women Organized Against Rape, the Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County and the Philadelphia Women’s Medical Fund.
Making Meaning of Megan’s Law, Law & Social Inquiry (2006)
This study of Megan's Law contrasts scholarly narratives that describe and analyze sexual predator laws...