Elisha Marr

Elisha Marr


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

Academic interests

Teaching Interests

Fundamentals of Sociology, Diversity & Inequality, Families

Research Interests

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


  • “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.


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