Deborah R. McFarlane
Dr. McFarlane’s research interests encompass public policy, health policy, and fiscal federalism. Her substantive focus is global and U.S. population and reproductive health policy.
University of New Mexico Louie Award for Outstanding Service to Graduate and Undergraduate Students (2011).
Principal Investigator and Director, Population and Reproductive Health Oral History Project, funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, archived at the Sophia Smith Collection. https://www.smith.edu/library/libs/ssc/prh/prh-intro.html
McFarlane, Deborah R. 2015. "The Affordable Health Care Act and Abortion: Comparing the U.S. and Western Europe,” Politics and Life Sciences 34: 2 (September), pp. 52-70. http://journals.cambridge.org/repo_A10QLgGA6FCJOE
McFarlane, Deborah R. (Editor and author of 5 chapters). 2015. Global Population and Reproductive Health. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 2015. http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/9781449685201/. Preview:https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2016/06/global-population-reproductive-health-book-preview/
McFarlane, Deborah R. 2014. “Population Growth,” Chapter in Science and Politics: An A to Z Guide to Issues and Controversies, edited by Brent Steele. CQ Press/Sage Books.
McFarlane Deborah R and Rongal Nikora. 2014,"Chapter 23: Women’s Issues and the Place of Government Regulation (1960s- present). Guide to U.S. Healthcare Policy edited by Thomas Oliver. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press/Sage Publications.
McFarlane, Deborah R. 2013. “Reproductive Health Policies and Politics” Chapter 19 in James Morone and Daniel Ehlke, Health Politics and Policy, 5th Edition. Cengage-Delmar Publishers.
Doan, Alesha E and Deborah R. McFarlane. 2012. “Saying No to Abstinence-Only Education, Publius: The Journal of Federalism 42:4, pp. 613-635.
McFarlane, Deborah R. 2006. “Reproductive Health Policies in President Bush’s Second Term: Old Battles and New Fronts,” Journal of Public Health Policy pp. 405-426.
McFarlane, Deborah R. and Kenneth J. Meier. 2001. The Politics of Fertility Control: Family Planning and Abortion Policies in the American States. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press.