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Faculty: Elisha Marr

Elisha MarrElisha Marr, Assistant Professor of Sociology

616-526-6000
emm24@calvin.edu
Office: Spoelhof Center 213

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Educational Background

  • BA Calvin College
  • MA Michigan State University
  • PhD Michigan State University

Teaching Interests

Fundamentals of Sociology, Diversity & Inequlaity, Families

Research Interests

Transracial adoption, intersections of race, class and gender, media and popular culture, policy

Selected Publications

“Are You My Mother? How Transracial Adoption Provides Insight Into Who is a Mother and Who Gets to be Mothered” in forthcoming Adoption and Mothering. Ed. Latchford, Frances. Demeter Press. Toronto, ON.

“Race and Racism” in forthcoming Encyclopedia of Mothering. Eds. O’Reilly, Andrea and J. Geoffrey Golson.  SAGE Publications, Inc. Thousand Oaks, CA.