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February 7, 2011

wall - cleanLisa Wade is an associate professor of sociology at Occidental College. Her newest book, American Hookup, is about the emergence and character of the culture of sex that dominates college campuses today. Read excerpts at TIME and The Guardian and inquire about speaking here.

cover-high-resBefore 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 also founded and, for ten years, was the principle writer for the award-winning website Sociological Images. She continues to actively contribute to media, writing extensively for non-academic audiences and appearing on television and radio.

Please see her full curriculum vitae for more. And for tips on how to enjoy the great city of New Orleans, click here.


Contact Information:


Lisa Wade, PhD
Department of Sociology
Occidental College
1600 Campus Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90041


Photo credit: Babs Evangelista.