Dr. Lauren Jade Martin is Associate Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Women's Studies minor. She regularly teaches Sociology of Family, Sociological Research Methods, Sociology of Gender, and Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies.
Dr. Martin studies the sociology of reproduction, focusing on the social impact of assisted reproductive technologies. Her first book, Reproductive Tourism in the United States: Creating Family in the Mother Country, is a study of the United States fertility industry as a global destination for people seeking out sex selection, surrogacy, egg donation, and other fertility treatments.
Martin, L.J. (2017). “Pushing for the Perfect Time: Social and Biological Fertility.” Women’s Studies International Forum, 62, 91-98.
Martin, L. J. (2015). Reproductive Tourism in the United States: Creating Family in the Mother Country. New York and London: Routledge.
Martin, L. J. (2014). “The World’s Not Ready for This: Globalizing Selective Technologies.” Science, Technology, & Human Values, 39(3), 432-455.
Ph.D., Sociology, Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY)
M.A., Sociology, Queens College, CUNY
B.A., Sociology, Bard College