• Research Interests: Intersection of race, class, gender in reproductive experiences.


Taida Wolfe was raised in Maplewood, NJ and graduated from her local high school. She went on to Dartmouth College where she pursued her interest in medicine and biology. During her junior year she decided to modify her Biology major with Women’s Studies in order to explore her growing interest in feminist studies and critical race theory. She took time off after college to earn a masters in Health Care Management and Policy from New York University, work in creating Medicaid expansion programs in New York, and volunteering at reproductive rights organizations. She eventually went on to receive her doctor of medicine from Tufts University, complete a residency in obstetrics and gynecology, and pursue a gynecology fellowship in Family Planning at the University of Michigan. It was through her work with her mentor Lisa Harris, MD, PhD at the University of Michigan— who encouraged her to think outside traditional medical research paradigms—that she became fascinated by the intersection of race, class, gender and reproductive experience. Currently her research interest lie in exploring how race, socioeconomic class, and history contribute to a stratified experience of reproduction.