Mary Ebeling, PhD

Director, Women's and Gender Studies; Associate Professor of Sociology

Mary Ebeling

Office: PSA 218
Phone: 215.895.6145


  • PhD, Sociology, University of Surrey, 2006

Research Interests

  • Science and Technology Studies (STS)
  • Emerging Technologies and Biocapital
  • Media and Democratic Cultures
  • Radical Social Movements
  • Sociology of Markets
  • Political Sociology
  • Ethnographic Methodologies


  • Ebeling, Mary. Get with the Program!': Pharmaceutical marketing, symptom checklists and self-diagnosis. Social Science and Medicine, 2011.
  • Ebeling, Mary. Marketing Chimeras: The biovalue of rebranded medical devices. In Aronczyk, M. and Powers, D. (eds.) Blowing Up the Brand: Critical Perspectives on Promotional Culture. New York: Peter Lang Publishers, 2010. 
  • Ebeling, Mary. Mediating uncertainties: Communicating the financial risks of nanotechnologies. Science Communication, 29 (3): 335-361, 2008.
  • Ebeling, Mary. Beyond advertising: The pharmaceutical industry's hidden marketing tactics. PR Watch, Feb 21, 2008.
  • Cooper, Geoff and Mary Ebeling. Epistemology, structure and urgency: The sociology of financial and scientific journalists. Sociological Research Online 12 (3). May 2007.