Dr. April Shaw is a staff attorney at the Network’s Northern Region Office. She is interested in a variety of health equity issues as they relate to economic, gender, and racial disparities. She is particularly interested in thinking through how multiple inequities intersect to create systemic disparities. April was previously a Research Scholar at the Center for Public Health Law & Policy at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. She worked at the Project on Predatory Student Lending at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School and, prior to that, as a senior law clerk at the Arizona Court of Appeals.
April received her J.D. with distinction from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in 2015, and won the Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights Law. She earned her Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2010. There, she focused on social and political philosophy with an emphasis on gender and critical race theory.