Sarah Franklin is an American Anthropologist who currently holds the Chair of Sociology at the University of Cambridge. In 2012 she founded the Reproductive Sociology Research Group (ReproSoc) with funding from the Wellcome Trust, the British Academy and several other research organizations. Her work has contributed to feminist science studies, the new kinship studies, the social study of biomedicine and reproductive studies. Influenced by queer, gender and kinship theory, she has undertaken extensive research on changing understandings of reproductive cause and effect, as well as ‘biological reasoning’ and conception models. She is the author, co-author, editor and co-editor of more than a dozen books and over 200 other publications, including Embodied Progress (1997), Reproducing Reproduction (1998), Relative Values (2001), Remaking Life and Death (2003), Born and Made (2006), Dolly Mixtures (2007) and Biological Relatives (2013).