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February 7, 2011

wall - cleanLisa Wade is an associate professor of sociology at Occidental College. She is currently on leave and living in New Orleans, the place she calls home. Her newest book, American Hookup, is about the emergence and character of the culture of sex that dominates college campuses today. Read an excerpt at TIME and see tour dates 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 actively contributes to media, writing extensively for non-academic audiences and appearing on television and radio.

For tips on how to enjoy New Orleans, click here.

Please see her full curriculum vitae for more.


Contact Information:


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


Photo credit: Babs Evangelista.