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Changing (In)Fertilities



Dr Nitzan Peri-Rotem is a lecturer at the Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, University of Exeter and a former Research Associate at ReproSoc. Her research involves the ways in which fertility patterns are shaped by social and cultural factors. Her recent projects include the role of lifestyle factors in explaining fertility differences by education (funded by the Understanding Society Biomarker Data Fellowship). In addition, she is interested in ethno-religious barriers to seeking treatment for infertility in the UK and the intersection between cultural background and sexual health and well-being. 



Twitter: @NitzanPR


Key publications: 

Peri-Rotem, N. (2020). Fertility differences by education in Britain and France: The role of religionPopulation, 75(1): 9-36.

Peri-Rotem, N. (2019). Gendered career pathways among doctoral graduates in the United KingdomSocial Sciences, 8(11): 317-331.

Peri-Rotem, N. and Scott, J. (2018). Differences in partnership and marital status at first birth by women’s and partners’ education: Evidence from Britain 1991-2012Vienna Yearbook of Population Research, 15: 181-213.

Peri-Rotem, N. (2016). Religion and fertility in Western Europe: trends across cohorts in Britain, France and the NetherlandsEuropean Journal of Population, 32(2), 231-265.

Peri-Rotem, N. (2016). Reproduction in an era of bio-tech revolution. Position Paper. Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme. University of Cambridge.

Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, University of Exeter
 Nitzan  Peri-Rotem
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