Lara Stemple, JD, is the Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies and International Student Programs at UC Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law, where she oversees the law school’s LLM (masters) and SJD (doctoral) degree programs and directs the Health and Human Rights Law Project. Stemple teaches and writes in the areas of human rights, global health, gender, sexuality, and incarceration. Before joining UCLA, Stemple was the Executive Director of the human rights organization Just Detention International and was a Rockefeller Post-Doctoral Fellow at Columbia University’s Program on Sexuality, Gender, Health, and Human Rights. She also served as the Senior Advocacy Officer at the Pacific Institute for Women’s Health. Stemple worked for the international program at the Center for Reproductive Rights in New York and was a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Harvard University.