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Surveying the Criminalization of HIV in the United States

Date/Time :10/29/2013 12:20 PM - 1:40 PM
Location :UCLA School of Law - Room 1314
Website :http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/events/upcoming-events/wip-hoppe-29-oct-2013/
Description :

​A Williams Institute Works-in-Progress Event Featuring:

Trevor Hoppe, PhD Candidate, Sociology & Women's Studies, University of Michigan


Trevor Hoppe is a Ph.D. candidate in the joint program in Sociology and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan. His dissertation examines the application of HIV law in Michigan, particularly how health officials, district attorneys, and judges interpret and apply the criminal disclosure law that makes it a felony for HIV-positive people to have sex without first disclosing their HIV-positive status. His research examines how medical and legal institutions and authorities regulate and control sexuality. He holds an MPH degree from the University of Michigan, as well as a MA in Sexuality Studies from San Francisco State University. His research has been published in Social Problems and Sexualities, and has won numberous awards.