Jennifer Haylett, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Instruction
Director of Undergraduate Studies - Sociology

Spring 2024 Office Hours:
W: 10:45 am - 12:15 pm Via Zoom
F: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm In-person 
By appointment

Jennifer Haylett conducts research and teaches in the areas of gender, family, medical sociology, sociology of reproduction, economic sociology, and qualitative research methods.  Her dissertation, “From Contracted Employee to Fictive Kin: U.S. Commercial Surrogacy as a Case of Relational Work,” explores the relational work between surrogates and intended parents as they navigate the field of assisted reproductive technologies and grapple with placing a monetary value on the process of family formation.  

Jennifer Haylett CV

Research areas
  • Gender and Family
Jennifer Haylett
Ph.D., University of California-Davis
Contact Information

400A North Hall (NH)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States