Welcome to UC Berkeley!

Eliza Brown will join UC Berkeley in June 2020 as a post-doctoral fellow. Eliza Brown is currently a doctoral candidate in sociology at New York University. Her areas of interest include medicine, science and technology, family demography, and gender. Her research on egg freezing was published in American Sociological Review. She has also written on how medical providers and patients rule out pregnancy before it is possible to reliably use a pregnancy test. Her dissertation project includes ethnographic observations of provider-patient consults at three fertility clinics and over a hundred interviews with fertility providers and patients focusing on how they determine the appropriate risk of twins related to fertility treatments.