Dr Michael Thomson
professor of law, University of Leeds; author, Reproducing Narrative: Gender, Reproduction, and Law

Dr Michael Thomson is professor of law at the University of Leeds. He is a graduate of the Universities of Southampton (LLB) and Birmingham (PhD Law), and joined the School of Law in July 2013, having previously held a chair in law at Keele University. His interests span the fields of health law, children’s rights, and legal theory with a particular focus on legal embodiment. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including Reproducing Narrative Gender, Reproduction, and Law (Dartmouth, 1998) and, with S McGuinness, Medicine and abortion law: complicating the reforming profession (Medical Law Review, 23.2, 2015).