Gretchen Sisson

Sociologist, Advancing New Stardards in Reproductive Health at University of California, San Francisco - Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

Gretchen Sisson

Gretchen Sisson

Sociologist, Advancing New Stardards in Reproductive Health at University of California, San Francisco - Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

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Gretchen Sisson is a qualitative sociologist whose research focuses on social constructions of parenthood, specifically examining teen pregnancy and young parenthood, infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, and adoption and birth motherhood. Her current research with ANSIRH focuses on representations of abortion and reproductive decision-making in popular culture, including film and television. Dr. Sisson’s past work on reframing models of teen pregnancy prevention has been published in the Journal of Sexuality Research and Social Policy. She received her BA from Amherst College and her PhD from Boston College.

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Clinical Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at University of California, San Francisco - Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

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Director at University of California, San Francisco - Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

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Adjunct Professor at University of California, San Francisco - Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

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Researcher at University of California, San Francisco - Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

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Information Technology Operations at University of California, San Francisco - Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

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Information Technology Operations at University of California, San Francisco - Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

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Tel at University of California, San Francisco - Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

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Analyst at University of California, San Francisco - Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

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Registered Nurse at University of California, San Francisco - Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

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Manager at University of California, San Francisco - Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

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Sociologist, Advancing New Stardards in Reproductive Health at University of California, San Francisco - Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health
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BA

Amherst College educates men and women of exceptional potential from all backgrounds so that they may seek, value, and advance knowledge, engage the world around them, and lead principled lives of consequence. Amherst brings together the most promising students, whatever their financial need, in order to promote diversity of experience and ideas within a purposefully small residential community. Working with faculty, staff, and administrators dedicated to intellectual freedom and the highest standards of instruction in the liberal arts, Amherst undergraduates assume substantial responsibility for undertaking inquiry and for shaping their education within and beyond the curriculum. Amherst College is committed to learning through close colloquy and to expanding the realm of knowledge through scholarly research and artistic creation at the highest level. Its graduates link learning with leadership—in service to the College, to their communities, and to the world beyond.

PhD

Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation. Boston College has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, including a 75 percent increase in undergraduate applications over the past decade, to more than 34,000 for the 2,250 seats in its freshman class. During the same period, an increase in voluntary giving from alumni has helped to move the University's endowment to approximately $1.9 billion. Boston College students have also earned more than 200 prestigious academic scholarships over the past decade, including 2 Rhodes Scholarships, 4 Marshalls, 9 Goldwaters and 162 Fulbright grants.

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