Michele Goodwin Biography

Michele Goodwin is an accomplished Chancellor’s Professor of Law at the University of California. She is the founding director of the famous Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy which serves as a reference point for research, policy development, and advocacy for science, biotechnology, bioethics, and healthcare in the United States and abroad. She is also a well-known author and has written more than 80 articles and books.

Early Life

Michele Bratcher Goodwin was born in 1971 in Irvine a master-planned city in Orange County, California, United States. The name of Michele’s parents is still not revealed by her, but we will get the information about her parents and siblings to you asap. According to the sources, Michele’s father was a pedophile and he raped Michele when she was just 10 years old. Michele become pregnant when she was 12 years old because of her father’s brutality.

Michele’s father used to domestically abuse her mother, and he was a complete psychopath. They got divorced when Michele became pregnant because of her father. Michele completed her schooling in California, US. She has done Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Legislative Law from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has also completed Juris Doctorate (Honors) from Boston College Law School.

Michele Goodwin Career

Michele founded the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy which helps to educate the public and serve as a catalyst for the advancement of society through research, educational outreach, and advocacy. She has served for the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on Issues in Organ Donor Intervention Research. Michele is an elected member of the American Law Institute, she is an accomplished advocate and serves on the executive committee and national board of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Michele is also a skilled author and has written many articles, books chapters, opinion editorials, and blog posts. One of her aspiring books is – “Policing The Womb: Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood” which tells us about the ways in which women have become the targets of secretive state surveillance of their pregnancies. Her writings are published by some famous platforms like are published by Forbes, Politico, Ms. Magazine, The New York Times.

Michele Goodwin Biography

Real Name Michele Bratcher Goodwin
Birth Date 1971
Age (as of 2021) 50 Years
Birth Place Irvine, California, United States
Nationality American
Profession Author
Religion Christianity
Sun sign

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 60 kg  –  in Pounds –  132 lbs
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Average




College  University of California

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Gregory Shaffer
Children Not Known

Personal Life

Michelle is happily married to Gregory Shaffer, who is also a Chancellor’s Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, and President-Elect of the American Society of International Law. The couple has two kids together. Michele is not a social media freak kind of person. She is on Twitter under the username @michelebgoodwin and has 9k followers. She doesn’t have a verified account on Instagram and only has 500 followers under the username @michelebgoodwin although, she doesn’t use Facebook.

Michele Goodwin Net Worth

Michele Goodwin has achieved a lot with her hard work and skills. She has a strong self-built career and earns a decent amount of money. She lives a wealthy lifestyle, but there is no exact information about her net worth.


  • Michele loves spending time with her daughter and making her learn some adventurous activities like jumping off a 35 ft. high bridge into the ocean, which she herself is afraid of.
  • She was very close to her maternal grandmother, she still has her handmade Quilt with her which was her grandmother’s last remembrance.
  • Michele loves planting and she is fond of growing plants, she often does gardening at her home.

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