Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles


  1. Inhorn, Marcia C., Birenbaum-Carmeli, Daphna, Westphal, Lynn M., Doyle, Joseph, Gleicher, Norbert, Meirow, Dror, Raanani, Hila, Dirnfeld, Martha, Patrizio, Pasquale (2018) “Medical Egg Freezing: The Importance of a Patient-centered Approach to Fertility Preservation.Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics 35 (1): 49-59.
  2. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2017) “Searching for Love and Test-Tube Babies: Iraqi Refugee Men in Reproductive Exile on the Margins of Detroit”, Medical Anthropology 
  3. Inhorn, Marcia C., Birenbaum-Carmeli, Daphna, Patrizio, Pasquale. (2017) “Medical egg freezing and cancer patients’ hopes: Fertility preservation at the intersection of life and deathSocial Science & Medicine 195: 25-33.
  4. Inhorn, Marcia C., Birenbaum-Carmeli, Daphna, Tremayne, Soraya, Gurtin, Zeynep B. (2017) “Assisted Reproduction and Middle East Kinship: A Regional and Religious Comparison” Reproductive BioMedicine and Society 4:41-51.
  5. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2016) “Medical Cosmopolitanism in Global Dubai: A Twenty-first-century Transnational Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) Depot.” Medical Anthropology Quarterly 31(1):5-22.
  6. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2016) “Comment” on “From Sex Tourist to Son-in-Law: Emergent Masculinities and Transient Subjectivities of Farang Men in Thailand.Current Anthropology 57 (1):64-65.
  7. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2016) “Cosmopolitan Conceptions in Global Dubai? The Emiratization of IVF and Its Consequences.” Reproductive BioMedicine and Society 2:24-31.
  8. Franklin, Sarah, Inhorn, Marcia C. (2016) “Introduction:  IVF—Global Histories.Reproductive BioMedicine and Society 2:1-7.
  9. Inhorn, Marcia C., Tremayne, Soraya (2016) “Islam, Assisted Reproduction, and the Bioethical Aftermath.” Journal of Religion and Health 55(2):422-430.
  10. Inhorn, Marcia C., Patrizio, Pasquale (2015) “Infertility around the Globe: New Thinking on Gender, Reproductive Technologies, and Global Movements in the 21st Century.Human Reproduction Update 21 (4): 411-426
  11. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2014) Roads Less Traveled in Middle East Anthropology—and New Paths in GenderEthnography,” Special 10thAnniversary Special Issue, Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 10 (3): 62-86.
  12. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2014) “Celebrating a Decade of Middle East Gender Studies: Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies.” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 10 (3): 1-7.
  13. Wentzell, Emily A.,Inhorn, Marcia C., (2014) “Reconceiving Masculinity and ‘Men as Partners’ for ICPD Beyond 2014: Insights from a Mexican HPV Study,” Global Public Health 9 (6): 691-705.
  14. Inhorn, Marcia C., Gurtin, Z. B., (2012) “Infertility and Assisted Reproduction in the Muslim Middle East: Social, Religious, and Resource Considerations,”Facts, Views, and Visions in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monograph, 24-29.
  15. Inhorn, Marcia C., (2012) “Why Me? Male Infertility and Responsibility in the Middle East,” Men and Masculinities, 16 (1): 49-70.
  16. Inhorn, Marcia C., Patrizio, Pasquale (2012) “Procreative Tourism: Debating the Meaning of Cross-Border Reproductive Care in the 21st Century.”Expert Reviews in Obstetrics and Gynecology7 (6): 509–511.
  17. Inhorn, Marcia C., Shrivastav, Pankaj, Patrizio, Pasquale (2012) “Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Fertility ‘Tourism’: Examples from Global Dubai and the Ivy League.” Medical Anthropology, 31 (3): 249-266.
  18. Inhorn, Marcia C., (2012) “Reproductive Exile in Global Dubai: South Asian Stories.” Cultural Politics, 8 (2): 283-308.
  19. Inhorn, Marcia C., Patrizio, Pasquale (2012) “The Global Landscape of Cross-Border Reproductive Care: Twenty Key Findings for the New Millennium,” Current Opinion in Obstetrics & Gynecology24 (4): 158-163.
  20. Inhorn, Marcia C., Wentzell, Emily (2011) “Embodying Emergent Masculinities: Reproductive and Sexual Health Technologies in the Middle East and Mexico.” American Ethnologist38 (4): 801-815.
  21. Gurtin, Zeynep B.,Inhorn, Marcia C. (2011) “Introduction—Travelling for Conception and the Assisted Reproduction Market” Reproductive BioMedicine Online 23 (5): 535-537.
  22. Inhorn, Marcia C., Gurtin, Zeynep B. (2011) “Cross-Border Reproductive Care: A Future Research Agenda” Reproductive BioMedicine Online 23 (5): 665-676.
  23. Inhorn, Marcia C., (2011) “Diasporic Dreaming: ‘Return Reproductive Tourism’ to the Middle East” Reproductive BioMedicine Online23 (5): 582– 591.
  24. Inhorn, Marcia C., (2011) “Male Infertility and Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) in the Middle East” Middle East Institute Viewpoints.September 1, 26-29.
  25. Inhorn, Marcia C., Serour, Gamal I. (2011) “Islam, Medicine, and Arab-Muslim Refugee Health in America After 9/11.” The Lancet378 (9794): 935-943.
  26. Clarke, Morgan, Inhorn, Marcia C.(2011) “Mutuality and Immediacy Between Marja’ and Muqallid: Evidence from Male IVF Patients in Shi’i Lebanon.” International Journal of Middle East Studies 43 (3): 409–427.
  27. Moran, Molly, Khawaja, Marwan, Khoshnood, Kaveh, Ramahi, Tarik, Inhorn, Marcia C.(2011) “Violent Conflict and Population Health in the Middle East” Global Public Health6 (5): 467-471.
  28. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2011) “Globalization and Gametes: Reproductive ‘Tourism,’ Islamic Bioethics, and Middle Eastern Modernity.Anthropology and Medicine18 (1): 87-103.
  29. Inhorn, Marcia C., Patrizio, Pasquale, Serour, Gamal I. (2010) “Third-Party Reproductive Assistance around the Mediterranean: Comparing Sunni Egypt, Catholic Italy, and Multisectarian Lebanon.” Reproductive BioMedicine Online 21 (7): 848-853.
  30. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2010) “Introduction—Global Health and the UAE: Asia-Middle East Connections.” Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 22 (Suppl.): 6-9.
  31. Inhorn, Marcia C., Shrivastav, Pankaj (2010) “Globalization and Reproductive Tourism in the UAE,” Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 22 (Suppl.): 68-74.
  32. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2010) “Medical Anthropology at the Intersections: Celebrating 50 Years of Interdisciplinarity,” Medical Anthropology Quarterly 24 (2): 263-269.
  33. Inhorn, Marcia C., Patrizio, Pasquale (2009) “Rethinking Reproductive ‘Tourism’ as Reproductive ‘Exile’.” Fertility and Sterility 92 (3): 904-906.
  34. Inhorn, Marcia C.(2009) “Right to Assisted Reproductive Technology: Overcoming Infertility in Low-resource Countries.” International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 106 (2): 172-174.
  35. Inhorn, Marcia C., Kobeissi, Loulou, Nassar, Zaher, Lakkis, Da’ad, Fakih, Michael Hassan (2009) “Consanguinity and Family Clustering of Male Infertility in Lebanon.” Fertility and Sterility91 (4): 1104-1109.
  36. Birenbaum-Carmeli, Daphna, Inhorn, Marcia C. (2009) “Masculinity and Marginality: Palestinian Men’s Struggles with Infertility in Israel and Lebanon.” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 5 (2): 23-51.
  37. Abu-Musa, Antoine A., Kobeissi, Loulou, Hannoun, Antoine B., Inhorn, Marcia C.(2008) “Effect of War on Fertility: A Review of the Literature.” Reproductive BioMedicine Online 17 (Suppl 1): 43-53.
  38. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2008) “Medical Anthropology Against War.” Medical Anthropology Quarterly 22 (4): 416-424.
  39. Inhorn, Marcia C., Birenbaum-Carmeli, Daphna (2008) “Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Culture Change.” Annual Review of Anthropology37:177-196.
  40. Kobeissi, Loulou, Inhorn, Marcia C., Hannoun, Antoine B., Hammoud, Najwa, Awwad, Johnny, Abu-Musa, Antoine A. (2008) “Civil War and Male Infertility in Lebanon.” Fertility and Sterility 90 (2): 340-345.
  41. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2008)Islam, Assisted Reproductive Technologies, and the Middle Eastern State.” Babylon: Norwegian Journal of the Middle East  6:32-43.
  42. Abbasi-Shavazi, Mohammad Jalal, Inhorn, Marcia C., Razeghi-Nasrabad, Hajiieh Bibi, Toloo, Ghasem (2008) “’The Iranian ART Revolution’: Infertility, Assisted Reproductive Technology, and Third-Party Donation in the Islamic Republic of Iran.” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies4 (2): 1-28.
  43. Inhorn, Marcia C., King, Luke, Nriagu, Jerome O., Kobeissi, Loulou, Hammoud, Najwa, Awwad, Johnny, Abu-Musa, Antoine A., Hannoun, Antoine B. (2008) “Occupational and Environmental Exposures to Heavy Metals:  Risk Factors for Male Infertility in Lebanon?” Reproductive Toxicology25 (2): 203-212.
  44. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2007) “Masculinity, Reproduction, and Male Infertility Surgeries in Egypt and Lebanon.”  Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies3 (3): 1-20.
  45. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2007) “Medical Anthropology at the Intersections.” Medical Anthropology Quarterly 21 (3): 249-255.
  46. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2007) “Masturbation, Semen Collection, and Men’s IVF Experiences: Anxieties in the Muslim World.”  Body and Society 13 (3): 37-53.
  47. Inhorn, Marcia C., Janes, Craig (2007) “The Behavioral Research Agenda in Global Health: An Advocate’s Legacy.” Global Public Health 2 (3): 294-312.
  48. Kobessi, Loulou, Inhorn, Marcia C. (2007) “Male Infertility in Lebanon:  A Case-Controlled Study.” Ethnicity and Disease 17 (Suppl. 3): S33-S38.
  49. Inhorn, Marcia C., Kobeissi, Loulou. (2006)  “The Public Health Costs of War in Iraq: Lessons from Post-War Lebanon.”  Journal of Social Affairs 23:13-47.
  50. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2006) “Making Muslim Babies:  IVF and Gamete Donation in Sunni and Shi’a Islam.” Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry 30 (4): 427-450.
  51. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2006) “Islam, IVF, and Everyday Life in the Middle East:  The Making of Sunni versus Shi’ite Test-tube Babies.” Anthropology of the Middle East 1 (1): 37-45.
  52. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2006) “Defining Women’s Health: A Dozen Messages from More than 150 Ethnographies.” Medical Anthropology Quarterly 20 (3): 345-378.
  53. Inhorn, Marcia C., and Carolyn F. Sargent (2006) “Medical Anthropology in the Muslim World:  Ethnographic Reflections on Reproductive and Child Health.” Medical Anthropology Quarterly20 (1): 1-11.
  54. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2006) “’He Won’t Be My Son’:  Middle Eastern Men’s Discourses of Adoption and Gamete Donation.”  Medical Anthropology Quarterly 20 (1): 94-120.
  55. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2006) “Fatwas and ARTs: IVF and Gamete Donation in Sunni v. Shi’a Islam.”  Journal of Gender, Race & Justice9 (2): 291-317.
  56. Inhorn, Marcia C., Fakih, Michael Hassan (2006) “Arab Americans, African Americans, and Infertility: Barriers to Reproduction and Medical Care.”  Fertility and Sterility85 (4): 844-852.
  57. Bazzi, Ali, Nriagu, Jerome O., Inhorn, Marcia C., Lindner, Aaron (2005) “Determination of Antimony in Human Blood with Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry.”  Journal of Environmental Monitoring 7 (12):1251-1254.
  58. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2004) “Privacy, Privatization, and the Politics of Patronage:  Ethnographic Challenges to Penetrating the Secret World of Middle Eastern, Hospital-Based In Vitro Fertilization.”   Social Science & Medicine59 (10): 2095-2108.
  59. Dudgeon, Matthew R., Inhorn, Marcia C.(2004) “Men’s Influences on Women’s Reproductive Health: Medical Anthropological Perspectives.” Social Science & Medicine 59 (7): 1379-1395.
  60. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2004) ““Stigma Suffering, and Social Justice:  Papers in Honor of Joan Ablon,” Medical Anthropology Quarterly18 (2): 1-10.
  61. Inhorn, Marcia C.(2004) “Middle Eastern Masculinities in the Age of New Reproductive Technologies:  Male Infertility and Stigma in Egypt and Lebanon.”  Medical Anthropology Quarterly 18 (2): 162-182.
  62. Dudgeon, Matthew R., Inhorn, Marcia C.(2003) “Gender, Masculinity, and Reproduction:  Anthropological Perspectives.”  International Journal of Men’s Health 2 (1): 31-56.
  63. Jenkins, Gwynne L., and Marcia C. Inhorn(2003) “Introduction—Reproduction Gone Awry:  Medical Anthropological Perspectives.”  Social Science & Medicine 56 (9): 1831-1836.
  64. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2003) “Global Infertility and the Globalization of New Reproductive Technologies:  Illustrations from Egypt.” Social Science & Medicine56 (9):1837-1851.
  65. Van Balen, Frank, and Marcia C. Inhorn(2003) “Son Preference, Sex Selection, and the ‘New’ New Reproductive Technologies.”  International Journal of Health Services 33 (2): 235-252.
  66. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2003) “‘The Worms Are Weak’: Male Infertility and Patriarchal Paradoxes in Egypt.”  Men and Masculinities5 (3): 236-256.
  67. Inhorn, Marcia C. (2002) “Sexuality, Masculinity, and Infertility in Egypt:  Potent Troubles in the Marital and Medical Encounters.” Journal of Men’s Studies10 (3): 343-359.
  68. Inhorn, Marcia C.,Whittle, K. Lisa (2001) “Feminism Meets the ‘New’ Epidemiologies: An Appraisal of Antifeminist Biases in Epidemiologic Research on Women’s Health.” Social Science & Medicine 53 (5): 553-567.
  69. Whittle, K. Lisa, Inhorn, Marcia C.(2001) “Rethinking Difference: A Feminist Reframing of Gender/Race/Class for the Improvement of Women’s Health Research.” International Journal of Health Services 31 (1): 147-165.
  70. Inhorn, Marcia C. (1995) “Medical Anthropology and Epidemiology: Divergences or Convergences?” Social Science & Medicine 40 (3): 285-290.
  71. Inhorn, Marcia C.(1994) “Interpreting Infertility: Medical Anthropological Perspectives—Introduction.” Social Science & Medicine 39 (4): 459-461.
  72. Inhorn, Marcia C. (1994) “Kabsa(a.k.a. Mushahara) and Threatened Fertility in Egypt.” Social Science & Medicine 39 (4): 487-505.
  73. Inhorn, Marcia C., Buss, Kimberly (1994) “Ethnography, Epidemiology, and Infertility in Egypt.” Social Science & Medicine39 (5): 671-686.
  74. Inhorn, Marcia C., Buss, Kimberly A. (1993) “Infertility, Infection, and Iatrogenesis in Egypt: The Anthropological Epidemiology of Blocked Tubes.” Medical Anthropology15 (3): 217-244.
  75. Inhorn, Marcia C., Brown, Peter J. (1990) “The Anthropology of Infectious Disease.” Annual Review of Anthropology19:89-117.
  76. Inhorn Millar, Marcia, Lane, Sandra D. (1988) “Ethno-ophthalmology in the Egyptian Delta: A Historical Systems Approach to Ethnomedicine in the Middle East.” Social Science & Medicine26 (6): 651-657.
  77. Inhorn Millar, Marcia(1987) “Genital Chlamydial Infection: A Role for Social Scientists.” Social Science & Medicine 25 (6):1289-1299.
  78. Lane, Sandra D., Inhorn Millar, Marcia(1987) “The ‘Hierarchy of Resort’ Reexamined: Status and Class Differentials as Determinants of Therapy for Eye Disease in the Egyptian Delta.” Urban Anthropology 16 (2): 151-182.
  79. Inhorn, Marcia C. (1986) “Genital Herpes: An Ethnographic Inquiry into Being Discreditable in American Society.” Medical Anthropology Quarterly 17 (3): 59-63.