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Reproductive Sociology Research Group

Studying at Cambridge



  1. ReproSoc Director
  2. ReproSoc Administrators
  3. Research Associates
  4. Graduate Students
  5. Research Consultants
  6. Alumni
  7. Visiting Scholars
  8. Affiliated Scholars

ReproSoc Director

Professor Sarah Franklin
  • Sociology Professor/ ReproSoc Research Director

Graduate Students

Yvonne Frankfurth
  • PhD Candidate
  • Yvonne is an ESRC-funded PhD student at the University of Cambridge, conducting her research as part of ReproSoc, an interdisciplinary research group at Cambridge concerned with the social and cultural implications of new reproductive technologies.
  • In her thesis, Yvonne explores the social and ethical aspects of the German prohibition of egg donation, specifically studying the journeys of German intended parents traveling abroad to have a child with the help of an egg donor.
  • Yvonne is interested in the social aspects of new technologies, policy-making and national identity.

Research Consultants

Sarah Douglas
  • Director of The Liminal Space
Gina Glover
  • Photographic Artist
Amanda Gore
  • Director of The Liminal Space
Joyce Harper
  • Professor of Human Genetics and Embryology
Professor Martin Johnson, FRCOG, FMedSci, FRSB, FRS
  • Emeritus Professor of Reproductive Sciences in the Department of Physiology / ReproSoc Project Consultant

Visiting Scholars

Erica Haimes
  • Professor Sociology at Newcastle University
  • Lent Term 2013
Sara Lafuente Funes
  • PhD Student at Institute of Public Goods and Policies, CSIC (Spanish National Research Center)
Linda Layne
  • Visiting Professor
  • Affiliated Faculty Member, Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge
  • Director of Studies for Social Anthropology and Bye-Fellow, Girton College, Cambridge
Sayani Mitra
  • PhD Student at Goettingen University
  • Easter Term 2016
Liiri Oja
  • Easter Term 2017
Manuela Perrotta
  • Lecturer in Management at Queen Mary University of London
  • Lent Term 2013
Sezin Topcu
  • Summer 2018
Andrea Whittaker
  • Professor at Monash University
  • Michaelmas - Lent Term 2016
Hyaesin Yoon
  • Michaelmas Term 2017

Affiliated Scholars

Matthew Drage
  • PhD Student, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge
Dr. Lucy Lowe
  • Teaching Fellow, Medical Anthropology, University of Edinburgh
Dmitriy Myelnikov
  • ReproSoc Research Assistant
Jesse Olszynko-Gryn
  • Generation to Reproduction Research Associate
Manuela Perrotta
  • Lecturer in Management at Queen Mary University of London
  • Lent Term 2013