Curriculum Vitae




Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Missouri State University

901 S. National Ave

Strong Hall 466

Springfield, MO 65897




 Ph.D.             University of Kentucky, Sociology, May 2015 “Can I have that on the side?”: Women’s experiences and meaning-making of outside relationships concurrent to primary partnerships Committee: Claire Renzetti (Chair), Members: Edward Morris, Shaunna Scott, and Melissa Stein

Exam Areas: Gender & Sexuality; Social Inequality; Marriage, Family & Relationships; Media and Culture (2014)

M.Ed.            Educational Administration, Texas State University, 2010   Thesis: Opting Out as a Means of Exerting Control: The Underachievement of Boys on a High-performing Campus . Certification: Secondary Principal (6-12)

 Post-Bac      Education, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, 1995

Cert                Certification: Secondary English Teacher (6-12)

B.A.               English, University of Tampa, 1992          


Recipient     Summer Faculty Fellowship, College of Humanities and Public Affairs,

 Missouri State University, Summer 2016 ($6,000)

Recipient     Summer Faculty Fellowship, College of Education, Missouri State

 University, Summer 2015 ($6,000)

Recipient     University of Kentucky Beers Fellowship, May 2013 ($1,000)




Intimate sexual relationships

Social inequalities in education


Sociology of Sexuality

Sociology of Gender

Courtship, Love, and Romance (Sociology of Marriage)

Introduction to Sociology

Social Inequalities

Social Problems

Sociology of Family



4 terms                       -   SOC 315 The Family (MSU online Summer 17; online SU18;

                                          online SP19)

-   SOC 334 Sociology of Families (UK SP15)

2 terms                       -   SOC 152 Social Problems (F17; SP19)

1 term                         -   SOC 397 Courtship, Love, and Romance (Fall 17)

4 terms                       -   SOC 235 Inequalities in Society (University of Kentucky, online         

                                          Summer 12 & 14; in person 15)

-   SOC 420 Social Inequality (MSU, online SU17; online  SU18)

8 terms, 10 sections -   SOC 150 Introduction to Society (Missouri State University; F15; 

                                          SP 16; F16; F17; SP18; F18)

                                    -   SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (Transylvania University


-   SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology: Intimate Relationships (UK F14)

5 terms                       -   SOC 350 Sociology of Sexuality (inaugural course at UK F13; SP  14)

-   SOC 397/SOC 311 Sociology of Sexuality (inaugural course at MSU SP 16; SP18; F18) Got course approved through Senate and assigned a permanent number (SOC 311)

1 term                         -   SOC 337 Sociology of Gender (MSU F16)

1 term                         -   SOC 339 Crime, Law, Deviance (University of Kentucky F14)

 Teaching Assistant:

3 terms                      -    Introduction to Sociology

1 term                        -    Sociology of Gender

1 term                        -    Work and Organizations


8/2016—present      Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Missouri State University

                                     --Graduate Faculty Status, Missouri State University

                                     --Graduate Faculty Status, University of Missouri

8/2015—7/2016       Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Missouri State University

1/2015—4/2015        Adjunct instructor, Transylvania University

8/15/11—6/23/15     Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, University of Kentucky

Microteaching Leader, Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation and Training, University of Kentucky, August 18-20, 2014

Summer 2012           Research Assistant to Dr. Brea Perry

                                    Department of Sociology, University of Kentucky

Study on: Poverty, culture, and consumption in families and communities: Exploring the link between childhood obesity and socioeconomic status

8/08-6/11                  Founding Faculty, English Teacher, Walsh Middle School, Round Rock ISD, Round Rock, TX

                        Cooperating Teacher for Student Teacher

                        Coordinator Mentoring Program

                        Coordinator After-School Program

                        Team Leader

                        Administrative Intern

 8/06-6/08                 English Teacher, Stony Point High School

                                     RRISD, Round Rock, TX

                                     Student Council Sponsor                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 8/94-1/96                  English Teacher, Copperas Cove ISD, Copperas Cove, TX

                                     Junior High and High School


 Walker, Alicia. “Having your cake and eating it too: Factors impacting life satisfaction during outside partnerships concurrent to primary partnerships.” Sexuality & Culture. 1-20.

 Kuperberg, Arielle and Alicia Walker. 2018. “Heterosexual College Students Who Hook-Up with Same-Sex Partners.”  Archives of Sexual Behavior. 47(5): 1387-1403.

 Bush, Amy, Alicia Walker, and Brea Perry. 2017. “‘The Framily Plan’: Examining the Characteristics and Role of Ties Described as Both ‘Friend’ and ‘Family’ in Personal Networks.” Network Science 5(1): 92-107.

Walker, Alicia, Amy Bush, Ken Sanchagrin, and Jonathon Holland. 2016. “We’ve Got to Keep Meeting Like This”: A Pilot Study Comparing Academic Performance in Shifting-Membership Cooperative Groups Versus Stable-Membership Cooperative Groups in an Introductory-Level Lab.  College Teaching 65(1): 9-16.

 Walker, Alicia. 2014. “Revenge of the Beta Boys: Opting Out as an Exercise in Masculinity.McGill Journal of Education 49(1):183-2000. 

 Walker, Alicia. 2014. “‘Our Little Secret’: How Publicly Heterosexual Women Make Meaning from their “Undercover” Same-sex Sexual Experiences.” Journal of Bisexuality 14(2):194-208.

 2015. Included in “Most Read Behavioral Sciences Article Collection.” Routledge.

 Walker, Alicia. 2014. “‘I’m not a lesbian; I’m just a freak’: A Pilot Study of the Experiences of Women in Assumed-Monogamous Other-Sex Unions Seeking Secret Same-Sex Encounters Online, their Negotiation of Sexual Desire, and Meaning-Making of Sexual Identity.” Sexuality & Culture 18(4):911-935 Doi: 10.1007/s12119-014-9226-5

Walker, Alicia and Bret D. Cormier. 2014. “Leveling the Playing Field: The Normed-Opportunity Paradigm.” American Secondary Education Journal 43(1):33-51


 Walker, Alicia. 2017.  The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife: Power, Pragmatism, and Pleasure in Women’s Infidelity. Lexington Books, imprint of Rowman & Littlefield.


Walker, Alicia. 2018. Best They Ever Had: Men’s Experiences of Infidelity as Validation. Under consideration at Palgrave MacMillan.

Walker, Alicia. 2018. The Extraordinarily Sexed Woman Next Door. In preparation for publication.  


Walker, Alicia. 2018. “Does cheating make people happier? It depends.” The Society Pages. August 7, 2018.

Walker, Alicia.  2018. “The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife: These women cheat to keep their marriages strong.” Psychology Today. January 17, 2018.

Walker, Alicia. 2017. “Women’s Sexual Lives may not be about What We Think: Pragmatism in Women’s Infidelity.The Society Pages. December 5, 2017.

Walker, Alicia. 2018. “The Rise and Fall of One Professor’s Penis Study.” The Society Pages: The Feminist Perspective. July 9, 2018.


Walker, Alicia. 2018. Book Review – 90s Bitch. Teaching Sociology. [forthcoming]


Walker, Alicia. 2018. “Sometimes you just need a subcontractor”: Power, Pragmatism, and Pleasure in Women’s Infidelity.” Roundtable. American Sociological Association. Philadelphia, PA. August 11, 2018.

Holland, Jonathon, Alicia Walker and Amy Bush. 2013. “Is there an A in Team? Comparing Team-Based Learning and Individual Learning Styles in Sociology 101 Recitations Sections.” North Central Sociological Association. Indianapolis, IN, April 5.

 Cormier, Bret D., Matthew M. Munich, Alicia Walker, and Raymond Martinez. 2012.  Research Roundtable, “The Achievement Gap: Implications on College and Career Readiness.” Teaching and Learning: What is Working in America’s Classrooms that Impacts the Success of Children of African Descent. National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) 40th Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, November 14-18.

 Bret D. Cormier and Alicia Walker. 2012. “Administrator Traps: How to Get Rid of Your Best Teachers.” The Gathering Place. 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 5-8.

 Bret D. Cormier and Alicia Walker. 2012. “How to create dropouts and marginalize students: Teacher Traps.” The Gathering Place. 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 5-8.

 Cormier, Bret D. and Alicia Walker. 2011. “Leveling the Playing Field: The Normed-Opportunity Paradigm.” Presented at Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii. January 7.

 Walker, Alicia and Benjamin P. Kramer. 2011. “Mentoring Relationships as a Learning Opportunity for Teachers.” Presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference, New Orleans. April 9.

 Walker, Alicia and Benjamin P. Kramer. 2010. “Opting out as a means of exerting control: The underachievement of boys on a high-performing campus.” Presented at University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) Conference, New Orleans. October 30.


Radio/Television/Video Media

You Do You. 2019. Episode 16: “The Truth About Cheating.” [podcast]

Middle Chicks. 2019. January 8, 2019. “Women Cheating – Is the New Black?”

Playground Magazine. 2018. “Are we guilty of penis-shaming men?” September 4, 2018. “Is Society’s Obsession with Big Dicks Harming Men?” September 4, 2018.

NPR & KSMU. 2018. “A Conversation with Dr. Alicia Walker.” Stem Spots. August 23, 2018.

KOLR-10. Television coverage. “MSU Study about Affairs.”

Daily Beat with Joe Virgillito. 2018. Podcast Interview in three parts. “Penis Size, Self- Esteem, & Hate Messages.” July 10, 11, 12, 2018.

W Radio. 2018. Live Radio Interview. July 10, 2018.

WLS-AM 890. 2018. Big John and Ramblin Ray Show. Live Radio Interview. “A female Sociology Professors quest to find out if size really does matter to men.” June 27, 2018.

Newstalk1010. The Night Side with Barb Digiulio. 2018. Guest hosted by Jeff Sammut. June 25, 2018.

WMAR-TV. 2018. Midday Maryland. Live Television interview. ABC-affiliate, Baltimore, Maryland. March 21, 2018.

Davila, Vicky, and Rafael Manzano. 2018. Live Radio interview. W Radio station in Colombia. March 12, 2018. Prisa Group.

LBC. 2018. Radio Interview with Dr. Lucy Beresford. Sex and Relationships. January 13, 2018. 117175846/f1647c1d906a06853c52044e4af6f55c20180117175846/758d2d

CJAD 800 AM. 2018. Radio Interview with Dr. Laurie. PASSION. January 8, 2018.

KSMU. 2017. Radio Interview with Emily Yeap. December 26. UK Talk Radio. 2017. December 9. PA Live. Wilkes-Barre, PA. alicia-walker-december-7-2017/877556558

WLUP “The Loop.” 2017. Radio interview with “ManCow” on WLUP. November 15. WGN Morning News. 2017. WGN Television Interview. November 6.

Print Media The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife

Ben-Zeév, Aaron. 2019. “I Love Him, but I Need Someone Else, Too.” Psychology Today. February 26, 2019.

Shea, Courtney. 2019. “Is Cheating the Secret to your Happily Ever After?” Elle Australia. February 18, 2019.

Fournier, Annabelle Bernard. 2018. “The Real Reasons Women Cheat.” She Knows. December 18, 2018.

Balsam, Joel. 2018. “New Book Shows Women Struggle with Monogamy more than Men do.” AskMen. November 26, 2018.

Dodgson, Lindsey. “Here’s how to tell if you cheat for lust or love—and why it’s important to know the difference.” Business Insider. November 9, 2018.

Emery, Lea Rose. 2018. “The top 5 places cheaters meet with their affair partners the first time.” Bustle. October 24, 2018.

Mitchell, Ashley. 2018. “The Wonderful Weirdness of Female Sexuality.” Marie Claire. October 23, 2018.

Dodgson, Lindsay. 2018. “October is the most popular month for men to sign up for Ashley Madison.” Business Insider. October 22, 2018.

Robert, Sophie. 2018. “Why do people cheat?” Daily Star. October 22, 2018.

Kerner, Ian. 2018. “Women are more faithful than men and other myths on female infidelity. CNN. October 19, 2018.

Reprinted on FoxNews. (St Louis). October 20, 2018. Reprinted on KITV. (Honolulu). October 19, 2018. Reprinted on KRTV (Montana). October 20, 2018. Reprinted on LineNewsRadio. (Long Island). October 19, 2018. Reprinted on WENY. (Horsehead, NY). October 19, 2018.

Thomas-Corr, Johanna. “Untrue by Wednesday Martin, A Review.” The Evening Standard. October 18, 2018.

Dodgson, Lindsey. 2018. “Why Ashley Madison still gets thousands of new users every year.” Business Insider. October 13, 2018. Reprinted on My San Antonio. October 14, 2018. Reprinted on Times Union. October 14, 2018. Reprinted on Stuff.

Hughes, Kathryn. 2018. “Untrue by Wednesday Martin Review.” The Guardian. October 4, 2018.

Bielski, Zosia. 2018. “Women are closing the infidelity gap.” The Globe and Mail. October 1, 2018.

Roberts, Anna. “The Rise of the Female Cheat.” The Sun. September 27, 2018. Reprinted. Libertatea. December 23, 2017.

Martin, Wednesday. 2018. “The Rise of Female Infidelity.” Daily Mail. September 27, 2018.

Lehmiller, Justin. 2018. “Monogamy may be even more difficult for women than it is for men.” Vice. September 19, 2018.

Staff. 2018. “Book excerpt: ‘Untrue’ Challenges dated thinking on female sexuality.” Flavorwire. September 19, 2018.

La Ferla, Ruth. 2018. “Wednesday Martin dares to call her new book ‘Untrue.’” NY Times. September 15, 2018.

Martin, Wednesday. 2018. Untrue: Why nearly everything we believe about women, lust, and infidelity is wrong. Little Brown.

Martin, Wednesday. 2018. “There’s a reason monogamy sounds like monotony.” Cosmopolitan Magazine. September 2018.

Dodson, Lindsay. 2018. “A woman who cheats on her husband using Ashley Madison’s services told us why she does it.” The Insider. August 14, 2018.

Kraft, Stephanie Russell. 2018. “Ashley Madison has been quietly making a comeback.” The Outline. July 12, 2018.

Ritschel, Chelsea. 2018. “Women cheat because they love their husbands and want to save their marriages, according to new book.” The Independent. June 15, 2018. Reprinted. Mice Times Asia.

Griffiths, Josie. 2018. “CHEAT SHEET: Women cheat because they LOVE their husbands… and it’s more about orgasms than intimacy (says woman who spent a year interviewing female cheats).” The Sun. June 13, 2018.

Lifestyles Reporter. 2018. “Why your woman is creeping.” IOL. June 4, 2018.

Fellizar, Kristine. 2018. “7 surprising things that might cause even a loyal partner to cheat.” Bustle. June 1, 2018.

Reprinted. The Michael Baisden Show.

Moore, Anna. 2018. “‘I go online... each encounter leaves me feeling happier, more alive': Why good women cheat.” Daily Mail. May 19, 2018.

Jared. 2018. “Why your wife cheated and what you can do about it.” Unfinished Man. March 2, 2018.

Brown, Jeremy. 2018. “The reasons so many married women cheat on their husbands.” March 8, 2018.

Dodgson, Lindsay. 2018. 5 of the biggest myths about the ways women cheat — and why they're not true. Business Insider. March 8, 2018.

Reprinted on The Insider. July 27, 2018.

Reprinted Nicodemus, Margot. 2017. Biba. [French]

Reprinted. Rabu. 2017. Tribun Manado. [India]

Reprinted. Haus, Sophie. 2017. Woman. [German]


2018. “Will she cheat?” Men’s Health South Africa. March 1, 2018.

Daily Telegraph. 2018. “The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife by Alicia Walker: Why are women cheating?” Daily Telegraph. February 10, 2018.

Covert, Jerilynn. 2018. “Infidelity.” Men’s Health. February 2018 issue.

Gander, Kashmira. 2018. “Does sleeping with a sex robot count as cheating?” International Business Times. February 7, 2018.

Spollen, Micki. 2018. “If he asks you this one question, He’s about to cheat on you.” YourTango. January 26, 2018.

Navidad, Angela. 2018. “Ashley Madison Gives you one more reason to go running in the morning.” AdWeek. January 26, 2018.

Tuohy, Wendy. 2018. “US sociologist Dr Alicia Walker reveals why women are unfaithful in new book The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife.” Herald Sun. January 26, 2018.

Reprinted. Radio Sarajevo.

Sahagian, Sara. 2018. “New research explains why women cheat on their partners.” She Does the City. January 15, 2018. http://www.Shedoesthecity.Com/NewResearch-Explains-Women-Cheat-Partners

Barr, Lollie. 2017. “Why people cheat over the holidays: The reasons will surprise you.” Whim. December 22, 2017.

Spollen, Micki. 2017. “If someone cheats on you, it’s because they love you.” Your

Tango. December 19, 2017.

Reprinted. Atitud Fem. Reprinted. Athens Magazine. Reprinted. Kompas.

Logan, Casey. 2017. “Casey Logan: Getting inside the mind of a cheater.” Calgary Sun. December 15, 2017.

Wick, Jessica. 2017. “The no. 1 reason women cheat will make you question everything.” Cheat Sheet. December 11, 2017. Reprinted. Tribun Lifestyle. Reprinted. Selebex.

Hodgkin, Emily. 2017. "Why do women REALLY cheat?" Express. December 7, style/life/889018/cheating-wife-husband-caughtsigns Reprinted. Hypescience. Dodgson, Lindsay. 2017. “Women sometimes cheat on their husbands—but not for the reasons you think.” Business Insider. December 3, 2017. Kuperberg, Arielle. 2017. “Women who cheat on their romantic partners: An interview with Alicia Walker.” Council on Contemporary Families. The Society Pages. October 31, 2017.

Abundancia, Rita. 2017. “Por qué las mujeres son cada vez más infieles a sus parejas.” SModa El Pais. October 24, 2017. las-mujeres-son-cada-vez-mas-infieles-a-sus-parejas/

Brooks, Kim. 2017. “Why so many women cheat on their husbands.” CNN. October 5, 2017. Reprint. Brigitte. Reprint. NY Times. Reprint. Fox2Now St Louis. Reprint. Fox Carolina. Reprint. KMOV News. Reprint. Nashville.

Goldberg, Susan. L.M. “How the trans movement is ruining your marriage.” PJ Media. September 28, 2017. Brooks, Kim. 2017. “Why so many women cheat on their husbands.” The Cut. September 21, 2017.

Reprinted. The Stir.

Reprinted. BBC Mundo.

Reprinted. El Sol De Puebla.

Infidelity and Life Satisfaction

Sparks, Hannah. 2018. “Cheating made this lesbian couple’s marriage stronger than ever.” New York Post. November 29, 2018.

Murphy, Alice. 2018. “Could cheating help your relationship?” September 7, 2018.

Sultan, Aisha. 2018. “Sultan: Missouri State professor reveals when an affair can make you happier.” August 31, 2018.

Finello, Beth. 2018. “MSU study talks about marriages.” OzarksFirst News. August 2, 2018.

Jalili, Candice. 2018. “Does cheating make you happy? a new study finds that your gender is a huge factor.” Elite Daily. August 1, 2018.

Reprinted. India Times.

Reprinted. My Joy Online.

Gale, Rebecca. 2018. “New study finds women are happier in affairs than men: Not all cheating is created equal.” Marie Claire. July 30, 2018.

Whipple, Tom. 2018. “Adultery helps pursuit of happiness.” The Sunday Times UK. July 28, 2018. happiness-gcp6lvc7k

Sexual Identity

Gremore, Graham. 2018. “The real reason straight dudes have gay sex but still identify as straight.” Queerty. September 2, 2018.

Burris, Robert. 2018.” Why do straight people hook up with same-gender partners?” Psychology Today. August 28, 2018.

Staff. 2018. “Same-sex Hook-ups by ‘straight’ college students on rise.” Baltimore Out Loud. June 26, 2018.

Lehmiller, Justin. 2018. “There are six types of straight people who have same-sex hookups.” Vice. May 8, 2018.

Dolan, Eric W. 2018. “A significant number of people who hook up with same-sex partners identify as heterosexual, study finds.” May 7, 2018.

Rhode, Jason. 2018. “Many straight students have same-sex experiences, study says.” Georgia Gay Voice. May 2, 2018.

Manzella, Samantha. 2018. “A lot of straight college students are having gay sex.” Logo. May 1, 2018.

Randall, Devin. 2018. “A new survey says many college students are engaging in same- sex encounters.” Instinct. May 1, 2018. survey-says-many-college-students-are-engaging-same-sex-encounters

Braxton, Conrad. 2018. “Straight guys are really getting into gay hookups.” Gay Pop Quiz. April 30, 2018.

Jackman, Josh. 2018. “Straight men have a lot of gay sex, study shows.” Pink News. April 29, 2018.

Comer, Matt. 2018. “The six kinds of gay ‘straight’ hookups.” Cover story. Qnotes. May 18, 2018.

CCF. 2018. “CCF’s Kuperberg and Walker Publish New Research on College Hookups.” Council on Contemporary Families. April 20, 2018. Reid, Rebecca. 2018. “Loads of straight people are having same-sex sex.” Metro UK. April 23, 2018.

Reprinted. Holebi. (Netherlands)

Reprinted. (France)

Reprinted Metro (UK)

Reprinted. Metro Weekly

Reprinted. Het Laatste Nieuws (Germany)

Reprinted. Vice (Poland, Bosnia, Brazil, Mexico, Romania)

Gale, Rebecca. 2018. “What’s a label anyway? New research shows same-sex hookups are pretty common.” Marie Clare. April 18, 2018.

Reprinted. Cosmopolitan (UK)

Martin, Wednesday. 2016. “Gay until Labor Day: Stretching female sexuality in the Hamptons.” Observer. May 18, 2016.


Invited Expert, Sexplanations, Freudenberger House Program, Missouri State University, November 13, 2017.

Invited Expert, Sexplanations, Hammons House Program. Missouri State University. February 9, 2017.

Invited Expert, Safe Sex, Wells House Program. Missouri State University. October 27, 2016.

Panel Expert, Sexplanations. Freudenberger House Program, Missouri State University, February 9, 2016.

SOC 302 Research Methods, Lecture on Qualitative Methods and Ethical Quandaries (Fall 2014)

SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology, Lecture on sexuality (SP2014)

SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology, Lecture on sexuality and gender (SP2013)

SOC 302: Sociological Research Methods, Lecture on Qualitative methods (SP2014)

K-Week Session (Freshman Orientation), “Succeeding in SOC 101,” University of

       Kentucky, August 27, 2013

Panel Expert, Sex in the Dark, Resident Student Association, University of Kentucky, March, 27, 2014.


2019- --Chair, Contemporary Council on Families Media Awards Committee 2018- -- Member, Contemporary Council on Families Media Awards Committee 2012 -- Grant Review Service. Grassroots Grant, Partners for Youth, Lexington, KY

University-Level Service 2019 – Presidential Scholarship Committee, Missouri State University. Honors College. Member. 2014 -- Session Moderator, Sociology panel, National Conference on Undergraduate Research, “Readiness for the Future: Maximizing Undergraduate Research.”

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. April 3-5 2014 -- Session Moderator, Psychology panel, National Conference on Undergraduate Research, “Readiness for the Future: Maximizing Undergraduate Research.” University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. April 3-5

Department-Level Service

2019 — Scholarship Committee, Missouri State University, Sociology Department. Chair.

2018 & 2019 -- Scholarship Committee, Missouri State University, Sociology Department. Member.

2016. -- Hiring Committee, Missouri State University, Sociology Department. Member. Filled two assistant professor positions.

2016 & 2017 -- Recruitment Committee, Missouri State University, Sociology Department. Sole Member. Sociology majors increased from 60 to 99; Sociology minors increased substantially as well.

Invited Expert

2019 – Invited and quoted as an expert, Men’s Health

2019 – Invited and quoted as an expert, The Book of Man

2019 – Invited and quoted as an expert, Project Pleasure

2018 – Invited and quoted as an expert, BTR Today

2018 – Invited and quoted as an expert, Men’s Health

2018 – Invited and quoted as an expert, Times Higher Ed & Inside Higher Ed

2018 – Invited and quoted as an expert, Springfield News-Leader & USA Today

2018 – Invited and quoted as an expert, Toronto Star

2017 – Invited and as quoted as an expert, Redbook

2017 – Invited and quoted as an expert, Today Show

Journal Reviewer Service

2019 Invited Reviewer Sexuality & Culture 2019 Invited Reviewer Sexual and Relational Therapy

2018 Invited Reviewer Current Psychology

2018 Invited Reviewer Journal of Asian and African Studies

2017 Invited Reviewer Missouri Academy of Science Transactions Journal

2016 Invited Reviewer American Sociological Review

2016 Invited Reviewer Journal of Research on Women and Gender

2016 Invited Reviewer Journal of Comparative Research in Anthropology and Sociology (Compaso)

2015 Invited Reviewer for Women’s Studies Journal

2015 Invited Reviewer for The High School Journal

2014 Invited Reviewer for Teacher Education Quarterly

2012-2017 Referee for Journal of Bisexuality; Journal of Gender Studies; Journal of Sex Research

2012-2013 Reviewer for Journal of the Education of the Gifted

2012 Conference Reviewer for National Women’s Studies Association

2010 Conference Reviewer for UCEA and AERA

2006-2009 Reviewer for English Journal


American Sociological Association

Society for the Scientific Study of Sex

Southern Sociological Society

Council for Contemporary Families