Leslie P. Francis is Distinguished Alfred C. Emery Professor of Law, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, and Director of the Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Utah. Her most recent books include Privacy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with John G. Francis) (Oxford, 2017), and the edited Oxford Handbook of Reproductive Ethics (Oxford University Press 2017). The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease, coauthored by Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith is being reissued by Oxford in 2021. Professor Francis has served as President of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association and writes widely on the ethics and law of disability discrimination, privacy and access to health information, and other issues in health law.
John G. Francis is Research Professor of Political Science at the University of Utah. His research fields include comparative public health policy, privacy, and the politics of representation. He has formerly served as Senior Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chair of the Political Science department at Utah. Science Department, In recent years he has been a Visiting Professor of International relations at San Francisco State University, Beaufort Visiting Fellow at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Recent books include Privacy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Leslie Francis) (Oxford 2017), and the co-edited David Cameron and Conservative Renewal: The Limits of Modernisation (with Gillian Peele) (Manchester UK University Press, 2016). With Leslie Francis, he is currently at work on States of Health: Bioethics and Federalism, under contract with Oxford University Press.