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Liz Raleigh

Liz Raleigh

Education & Professional History

Brown University, BA; University of Pennsylvania, MA, PhD.

At Carleton since 2012.

Highlights & Recent Activity

Monographs

Selling Transracial Adoption: Families, Markets, and the Color Line, under contract with Temple University Press

Articles and Book Chapters

** Denotes Double-Blind Peer Reviewed

Raleigh, Elizabeth. "An Assortative Adoption Marketplace: Foster Care, Domestic, and Transnational Adoptions.” Sociology Compass 10(6): 506-517.**

Raleigh, Elizabeth. “Teaching and Learning Guide for: An Assortative Adoption Marketplace: Foster Care, Domestic, and Transnational Adoptions.” Sociology Compass 10(6): 530-536.

Kreider, Rose and Elizabeth Raleigh. “Residential Racial Diversity: Are Transracial Adoptive Families More Like Multiracial or White Families?” Social Science Quarterly.** http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ssqu.12242/full

Raleigh, Elizabeth. 2016. The Color Line Exception: The Transracial Adoption of Foreign-born and Biracial Black Children. Women, Gender, and Families of Color 4(1): 86-107.**

 

Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations

Association of American Sociologists

Association for Asian American Studies

Society of Adoptee Professionals in Adoption

Personal Interests

As Listed on Department Faculty Pages

Sociology and Anthropology

Liz Raleigh, assistant professor of sociology (University of Pennsylvania, PhD) is a sociologist of race and the family. Her research focuses on how the supply and demand for babies shapes the pipeline and market for children available for adoption. As a mixed methods scholar, Raleigh conducts quantitative research using nationally representative data sets but also enjoys collecting people's stories and analyzing qualitative interviews. She teaches as array of courses on the changing conception of family, racial categorization, acculturation amongst Asian immigrants, adoption and assisted reproductive technologies, and social statistics.

Profile updated December 6, 2016

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