EPPC Fellow Erika Bachiochi is a legal scholar specializing in Equal Protection jurisprudence, feminist legal theory, Catholic social teaching, and sexual ethics. She is also a Senior Fellow at the Abigail Adams Institute in Cambridge, MA, where she founded and directs the Wollstonecraft Project. Her newest book, The Rights of Women: Reclaiming a Lost Vision, was published by Notre Dame University Press in 2021.
EPPC Fellow Erika Bachiochi is a legal scholar specializing in Equal Protection jurisprudence, feminist legal theory, Catholic social teaching, and sexual ethics. A 2018 visiting scholar at Harvard Law School, she is also a Senior Fellow at the Abigail Adams Institute in Cambridge, MA, where she founded and directs the Wollstonecraft Project. Her newest book, The Rights of Women: Reclaiming a Lost Vision, was published by Notre Dame University Press in 2021, and was named a finalist for the Intercollegiate Studies Institute’s 2022 Conservative Book of the Year award.
Ms. Bachiochi’s essays have appeared in publications such as the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Christian Bioethics (Oxford University), The New York Times, The Atlantic, First Things, CNN.com, National Review Online, National Affairs, Claremont Review of Books, SCOTUSblog, and Public Discourse. She is the editor of two books, Women, Sex & the Church: A Case for Catholic Teaching (Pauline Books & Media, 2010) and The Cost of “Choice”: Women Evaluate the Impact of Abortion (Encounter Books, 2004).
Ms. Bachiochi serves on the Advisory Boards of the Common Good Project, the Catholic Women’s Forum, the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum, St. Thomas More Academy (South Bend), EthicsFinder, and the Center for the Law and the Human Person at the Catholic University of America. She is a co-founder of St. Benedict Classical Academy in Natick, MA, where she served as President of the Board from 2013–2015.
VIDEO: Erika Bachiochi’s Keynote Remarks at 2020 March for Life Conference
January 23, 2020 | March for Life Conference
On January 23, 2020, EPPC Fellow Erika Bachiochi delivered the keynote address at the March for Life Conference.
AUDIO: Erika Bachiochi Discusses Constitutional Legacy of Seneca Falls on We the People Podcast
July 25, 2019 | National Constitution Center's We the People podcast
EPPC Fellow Erika Bachiochi appeared on the National Constitution Center’s We the People podcast to discuss the history and legacy of the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention.
VIDEO: Erika Bachiochi on Finding Balance in Life
June 2016 | GIVEN Forum
At the 2016 GIVEN Forum, EPPC Fellow Erika Bachiochi delivered remarks titled “Finding Balance in Life.” Click here or click…
VIDEO: Discovering Sexual Equality in Our Shared Response to Human Dependency
October 29, 2016 | Princeton University
Watch EPPC Visiting Fellow Erika Bachiochi’s lecture at the “Sexuality, Integrity, and the University” conference sponsored by the Love and Fidelity Network at Princeton University.
VIDEO: Erika Bachiochi at Human Ecology Conference
March 17, 2016 | Human Ecology Conference
On March 17, 2016, EPPC Fellow Erika Bachiochi spoke at the Human Ecology Conference at the Busch School of Business…
VIDEO: Is Legal Abortion Necessary for Sexual Equality?
October 4, 2013 | University of St. Thomas (Minnesota)
On October 4, 2013, EPPC Fellow Erika Bachiochi took part in a debate at the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for…