Elizabeth Clifford joined the Dept. of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice at Towson in 2000, and is now department chair. Her research interests are immigration, gender, inequality, race and ethnicity, and pedagogy. Her co-authored book, Immigration and Women: Understanding the American Experience, was published by New York University Press in Spring 2011. She is also co-coordinator of Towson’s Baltimore Immigration Summit. She earned degrees from University of Toronto and Northwestern University, and has previously taught at Northwestern, University of Illinois-Chicago, and Connecticut College.