About Elizabeth L. Krause

Krause’s fine-grained field studies illuminate important family processes, such as the shift to lowest-low fertility among Italians, the formation of global households among Chinese migrants, and the experiences of young parenting Latinas in Massachusetts. Krause’s research areas include biopolitics of low fertility; social memory and historical anthropology; economic anthropology; embodiment; ethnography and writing culture; immigration; globalization; digital storytelling; Italy and United States


Present Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

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Research Interests

Sociocultural Anthropology, Political Economy of Low Fertility, Cultural Politics of Race, Gender and Class, Social Memory and Historical Anthropology, Ethnographic Writing, Economic Anthropology, Italy and the U.S., and Medical Anthropology

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205 Machmer Hall
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA. 01003


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