is an assistant professor of sociology at University of Massachusetts Boston. His research on political culture and public opinion, especially on the political impact of the growing nonreligious population in the United States, has appeared in journals such as Social Forces, Social Currents,
and The Sociological Quarterly
. Evan holds a PhD in sociology from the University of Minnesota and a BA in political theory and social policy from Michigan State University.
Lisa Wade, PhD
, is the editor and principal writer for Sociological Images. Born and raised in California, she earned a BA in philosophy from UC Santa Barbara, an MA in human sexuality from NYU, and a PhD in sociology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is now a tenured professor at Occidental College in Los Angeles.
Her most recent book, American Hookup
, is an open-minded, compassionate, and unflinching account of the new culture of sex on campus. She is also the author of the bestselling textbook Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions
, with Myra Marx Ferree, and the co-editor of Assigned
, a book about life with gender. She is currently working on what she hopes will be a rousing, tide-turning take on the introduction to sociology textbook.
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. Or, you can visit her website
for her curriculum vitae, syllabi, information on public speaking, and more.