Jennifer A. Reich is Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado Denver.  She is author of the award-winning books Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccines and Fixing Families: Parents, Power, and the Child Welfare System and co-editor of Reproduction and Society, with Carole Joffe. She has written more than 30 articles and book chapters that examine how families and individuals strategize their interactions with the state around healthcare and welfare.