Professor Paul Lombardo

Lombardo Featured at International Conferences

Paul Lombardo, Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law, is internationally known for his ability to bring a historical perspective to a variety of bioethics issues. In summer 2015, he took that expertise to Europe and Canada for conferences on neuroscience and mental health and reproduction.

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Lombardo Assists on Holocaust Exhibition

Georgia State Law Professor Paul Lombardo consulted on a traveling exhibition produced by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

The exhibition, “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race,” is on display at the Schmidt Center Gallery at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Fla., through Sunday, Feb. 16.

Lombardo, a eugenics expert and historian,… more »

Ethically Impossible

ATLANTA – U.S. researchers who knowingly breached medical ethics by infecting Guatemalans with sexually transmitted diseases in the 1940s without informing them of the risks preyed upon the country’s vulnerable populations, said a Georgia State University law professor who’s a senior advisor to the presidential commission investigating the study.

“I think this is going to… more »

The Legacy of Eugenics

ATLANTA — As North Carolina considers becoming the first state to make financial amends to victims of state-sanctioned sterilization, Georgia State University College of Law Professor Paul Lombardo has become a much sought-after expert on the legal history of eugenics. Lombardo has been called on by numerous media in recent days, including the BBC News, the Associated Pressmore »

Lombardo Will Consult for Canadian Eugenics Project

ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law Professor Paul A. Lombardo has been named as a consultant to the Living Archives on Eugenics in Western Canada, a project based at the University of Alberta (Edmonton). The five-year project (2010-2015) is funded by a $1 million grant from the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.… more »

Lombardo Consults on Feature Film

When travelers made their way to the New World in the early 20th Century, during one of this country’s most massive waves of immigration, they were greeted at Ellis Island with a battery of tests, both physical and mental.

The tests, according to Georgia State University law professor Paul Lombardo, were aimed at keeping out… more »