Praxis Circle Contributor Erika Bachiochi is a legal scholar at the Ethics & Public Policy Center and a senior fellow at the Abigail Adams Institute, where she serves as the director of The Wollstonecraft Project. Praxis Circle interviewed Erika because of her leadership as a feminist, scholar, Christian worldview advocate, Catholic, wife, and mother.
A native New Englander, Mrs. Bachiochi received a B.A. at Middlebury College, M.A. from Boston College, and J.D. from Boston University School of Law. She is the co-founder of St. Benedict Classical Academy in Natick, Massachusetts, where she served as President of the Board from 2013-2015. She also served as a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School in 2018.
Mrs. Bachiochi is the author of The Rights of Women: Reclaiming a Lost Vision, published in 2021. She is also the editor of Women, Sex & the Church: A Case for Catholic Teaching and The Cost of “Choice”: Women Evaluate the Impact of Abortion. Her essays appear in the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Christian Bioethics (Oxford University), The New York Times, The Atlantic, First Things, CNN.com, National Review Online, National Affairs, Claremont Review of Books, SCOTUSblog, and Public Discourse.
Mrs. Bachiochi currently lives in Boston with her husband and seven children.