Elizabeth Ettorre
Elizabeth Ettorre
Professor of Sociology
9 Videos
  • About Elizabeth

    Elizabeth Ettorre was born in the US where she received a BA in Sociology from Fordham University. She completed her PhD at the London School of Economics. Her sociological work has been in England, Finland and the USA and she holds honorary appointments at University of Exeter (UK), University of Helsinki (Finland), Abo Academy University (Finland) and Institute of Scientific Analysis (USA). She has a consistent research interest in gender and health, substance use, reproductive genetics and ethics. Besides numerous journal articles and book chapters, her books include: Lesbians, Women and Society (1980); Women and Substance Use (1992); Gendered Moods (1995) with E. Riska; Society, the Body and Well-Being with K. Suolinna & E. Lahelma (1996); Women and alcohol: a private pleasure or a public problem? (1997); Before Birth (2001); Reproductive genetics, gender and the body (2002); Making Lesbians visible in the Substance Use Field (2005) and Revisioning Women and Drug Use (forthcoming). She is currently Professor of Sociology, School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Liverpool, UK. [Sociological Research Online]

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