Rebecca Cook is a Professor of Law and Faculty Chair in International Human Rights at the Toronto Faculty of Law, where she also serves as a Co-Director, International Program on Reproductive and Sexual Health Law. She is Ethical and Legal Issues Co-editor of the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and a member of the editorial Board of the Human Rights Quarterly. Her publications include over one hundred and fifty books, articles and reports in the areas of international human rights, and women's health and feminist ethics law. Ms Cook has earned a number of academic degrees including A.B. (Barnard College), M.A. (Tufts U.), M.P.A. (Harvard U.), J.D. (Georgetown U.), and J.S.D. (Columbia U.).