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Elizabeth (Liz) Ela


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Michigan, in progress
B.A., Sociology & French, Bowling Green State University, 2010

Current Projects with Burgard:

Liz is working with the Michigan Recession and Recovery Study to study the impact of the Great Recession on family structure in Southeast Michigan. She is also part of a team of researchers looking at gender and mortality in the Americans’ Changing Lives study.

Research interests:

Family demography, fertility, contraceptive use, health disparities


Prior to beginning graduate school, Liz worked as a Research Assistant at the National Center for Family & Marriage Research. She was also a Project Assistant on the Toledo Adolescent Relationships Study.

Contact Information:

phone: 734.615.9538  |

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