Dr. Janet E. Smith (USA) is the Father Michael J. McGivney Chair of Life Ethics at Sacred Heart Major Seminary.
She is the author of Humanae Vitae: A Generation Later and The Right to Privacy. Self-Gift is a volume of her already published essays on Humanae Vitae and the thought of John Paul II. She edited Why Humanae Vitae is Right: A Reader, Life Issues, Medical Choices (with Christopher Kaczor) Living the Truth in Love: Pastoral Approaches to Same-Sex Attractions (with R. Paul Check) and Why Humanae Vitae is Still Right.
Prof. Smith served three terms as a consulter to the Pontifical Council on the Family and also served as a member of the Anglican Roman Catholic International Commission, III for 8 years.
She has received two honorary doctorates and several other awards for scholarship and service.
She has appeared on the Geraldo show, Fox Morning News, CNN International, CNN Newsroom, AlJazeera and has done many shows for various series on EWTN.
More than two million copies of her talk, “Contraception: Why Not” have been distributed.
For more: www.janetesmith.org