Elizabeth Popp Berman

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Department of Public Policy, University of Albany, SUNY

Elizabeth Popp Berman's research looks at why academic science has shifted towards the marketplace. She completed her BA in sociology at the University of Pennsylvania in 1995 and both her MA (2000) and PhD (2007) in Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. Her dissertation was funded by the Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Research Related to Education, the Social Science Research Council Dissertation Fellowship for the Corporation as a Social Institution Program and an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Her forthcoming book is Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine.