Osagie K. Obasogie is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of California, Hastings with a joint appointment at UCSF Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and is also a Senior Fellow at the Center for Genetics and Society (www.geneticsandsociety.org). His research and writing focuses on Constitutional Law, Bioethics, and American race relations. He received a B.A. with distinction from Yale University, a J.D. from Columbia Law School where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was a fellow with the National Science Foundation.