Caitlin Killian joined the sociology faculty at Drew in 2001. She received her Ph.D. in sociology with a certificate in women’s studies from Emory University and her B.A. in comparative literature with a concentration in women’s studies from Swarthmore College.  She teaches courses on gender, families, reproduction, and immigration, as well as globalization with a focus on the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe.  Her areas of interest include gender and ethnic socialization, identity processes, immigration and cultural adaptation, Muslims in Western societies, sexual health, reproductive technologies, infertility, childbearing, and adoption.  She is the author of North African Women in France: Gender, Culture, and Identity (Stanford University Press 2006).  Other publications include articles on immigrants’ identity negotiation (Social Psychology Quarterly), Muslim women and the headscarf in France (Gender & SocietySociology of Religion), Arab women’s motivations for migration (Women’s Studies International Forum), and highly-skilled immigrant women’s labor force incorporation (Social Currents).  She and Susan Rakosi Rosenbloom have been studying knowledge and decision-making about the HPV vaccine among young adults (American Journal of Sexuality Education).  Her work on how adoptive parents decide which route to pursue to get a child (Sociological Perspective) has led to a second project on how white parents socialize their adopted children of color.