Browne C. Lewis Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Browne C. Lewis

Leon and Gloria Plevin Professor of Law
Cleveland Marshall College of Law

I am the Leon and Gloria Plevin Professor of Law and the Director of the Center for Health Law & Policy at Cleveland State. As a Senior Fulbright Specialist, I lectured and conducted research at Haifa University and Hebrew University in Israel. I received a Core Fulbright Grant to conduct research at King’s College in London. My book “Papa’s Baby: Paternity and Artificial Insemination” was published by New York University Press. In my free time, I run, play the piano, read and write fi


I started my professional career as a statistician and ADR trainer at the Conflict and Change Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Then, I clerked for the Honorable Daniel Wozniak, Chief Judge of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. I practiced in the areas of environmental, elder, family, housing and estate planning law. Prior to joining the faculty at Cleveland-Marshall, I was an associate professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, a visiting professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, a summer visiting professor at Seattle University School of Law and a legal writing instructor at Hamline University School of Law. I have also taught in the American Bar Association's CLEO Summer Institute. I have been a visiting researcher at the foundation Brocher in Geneva, Switzerland. I have also been a visiting Scholar at the Institute for Medical Humanities (University of Texas Medical Branch), at The Hasting Center and at Yale University's Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics.  

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    My areas of research include bioethics, environmental law, family law and inheritance law.  My  areas of expertise include physician-assisted suicide, assisted reproductive technology, environmental justice and inheritance rights.

Personal Interests

    I spend my free time running, playing the piano, reading and writing fiction.



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University of Tennessee Law Review

You Belong to Me: Unscrambling the Legal Ramifications of Recognizing a Property

Published: Oct 26, 2016 by University of Tennessee Law Review
Authors: Browne Lewis
Subjects: Health and Social Care

This article explores the property rights in frozen human eggs.


Physician Assisted Suicide in the United States

Published: Oct 26, 2016

This video discusses the history of physician-assisted suicide in the United States.

Posthumous Reproduction

Published: Oct 26, 2016

This lecture discusses the ethical and legal consequences of posthumous reproduction.