Stine Willum Adrian is an Associate Professor in sociology of health, welfare and qualitative methods at Department of the Social Sciences at The Arctic University of Norway. Adrian is a sociologist by training and holds a PhD in feminist STS and cultural analysis. Adrian’s work has always been interdisciplinary joining ethnography of medical technologies with cultural analysis, ethics and law. Her research interests lie in questions concerning, reproductive technology, technologies of death and dying at the beginning of life, gender, intersectionality, feminist materialisms, the entanglement of technologies and ethics, ethnographic and qualitative methods. Adrian has previously done several comprehensive ethnographic studies on fertility clinics and sperm banks in Denmark and Sweden looking at IVF, insemination, fertility travelling, cryo-technologies, sperm banking, sperm depositing, and she is currently engaged in researching technologies of death and dying at the beginning of life.
Gender, nationanl and international migration, petroleum industry, mobility, gender and equality, women, men and masculinity, STEM, rural, urban and regional development, place. NGO and voluntary sector.