Professor of Sociology, Occidental College
Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College. Her newest book, "American Hookup," is about the emergence and character of the culture of sex that now dominates college campuses all across the country. Before receiving her PhD in sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Lisa earned an MA in human sexuality from NYU and a BA in philosophy from the University of California-Santa Barbara. Lisa has authored over a dozen academic research articles and a textbook on the sociology of gender. She actively contributes to public discourse, writing extensively for non-academic audiences at her blog, Sociological Images, and appearing on television and radio.
She is the author of American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus, forthcoming in 2017.
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