ALICIA WALKER, Ph.D.
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)
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Intimate sexual relationships
Social inequalities in education
TEACHING EXPERTISE & INTERESTS
Sociology of Sexuality
Sociology of Gender
Courtship, Love, and Romance (Sociology of Marriage)
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of Family
TEACHING & ADVISING
4 terms - SOC 315 The Family (MSU online Summer 17; online SU18;
- 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)
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
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
REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Walker, Alicia. “Having your cake and eating it too: Factors impacting life satisfaction during outside partnerships concurrent to primary partnerships.” Sexuality & Culture. 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12119-018-9545-z
Kuperberg, Arielle and Alicia Walker. 2018. “Heterosexual College Students Who Hook-Up with Same-Sex Partners.” Archives of Sexual Behavior. 47(5): 1387-1403. doi.org/10.1007/s10508-018-1194-7
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. http://bit.ly/behavioral-sciences-most-read
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.
WORKS IN PROGRESS
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. https://thesocietypages.org/ccf/2018/08/07/does-cheating-make-people-happier-it-depends/
Walker, Alicia. 2018. “The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife: These women cheat to keep their marriages strong.” Psychology Today. January 17, 2018. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/stepmonster/201801/the-secret-life-the-cheating-wife
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. https://thesocietypages.org/ccf/2017/12/05/womens-sexual-lives-may-not-beabout-what-we-think-pragmatism-in-womens-infidelity/
Walker, Alicia. 2018. “The Rise and Fall of One Professor’s Penis Study.” The Society Pages: The Feminist Perspective. July 9, 2018. https://thesocietypages.org/feminist/2018/07/09/the-rise-and-fall-of-one-professors-penis-study/
Walker, Alicia. 2018. Book Review – 90s Bitch. Teaching Sociology. [forthcoming]
PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS
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.
Playground Magazine. 2018. “Are we guilty of penis-shaming men?” September 4, 2018. https://www.facebook.com/playgroundenglish/videos/677700659268923/
“Is Society’s Obsession with Big Dicks Harming Men?” September 4, 2018. http://www.playground.plus/culture/is-societys-obsession-with-big-dicks-harming-men_30542629.html
NPR & KSMU. 2018. “A Conversation with Dr. Alicia Walker.” Stem Spots. August 23, 2018. https://www.npr.org/podcasts/537024235/s-t-e-m-spots
KOLR-10. Television coverage. “MSU Study about Affairs.” https://www.ozarksfirst.com/video/msu-study-about-affairs_20180801032822/1337884217
Daily Beat with Joe Virgillito. 2018. Podcast Interview in three parts. “Penis Size, Self-Esteem, & Hate Messages.” July 10, 11, 12, 2018. http://www.btrtoday.com/listen/thedailybeat/part-iii-penis-size-self-esteem-hate-messages/
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. http://www.wlsam.com/2018/06/27/a-female-sociology-professors-quest-to-find-out-if-size-really-does-matter-to-men/
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. https://wetransfer.com/downloads/4b56887a696bf92d174d73b8f10e71a920180117175846/f1647c1d906a06853c52044e4af6f55c20180117175846/758d2d
CJAD 800 AM. 2018. Radio Interview with Dr. Laurie. PASSION. January 8, 2018. http://www.iheartradio.ca/cjad?mode=Article&autoplay=1.3543844
KSMU. 2017. Radio Interview with Emily Yeap. December 26.
UK Talk Radio. 2017. December 9. http://talkradio.co.uk/radio/listenagain/1512853200#
PA Live. Wilkes-Barre, PA. http://www.pahomepage.com/community/pa-live/pa-live- alicia-walker-december-7-2017/877556558
WLUP “The Loop.” 2017. Radio interview with “ManCow” on WLUP. November 15. http://www.wlup.com/2017/11/15/shawn-wayans-joins-mancow/
WGN Morning News. 2017. WGN Television Interview. November 6. http://wgntv.com/2017/11/06/sociologist-explains-study-behind-book-secret-lifeof-the-cheating-wife/
The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife
Thomas-Corr, Johanna. “Untrue by Wednesday Martin, A Review.” The Evening Standard. October 18, 2018. https://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/books/untrue-by-wednesday-martin-review-a3965056.html
Dodgson, Lindsey. 2018. “Why Ashley Madison still gets thousands of new users every year.” Business Insider. October 13, 2018. https://www.businessinsider.com/why-ashley-madison-still-gets-thousands-of-new-users-every-year-2018-10?r=UK&IR=T
Reprinted on My San Antonio. October 14, 2018. https://www.mysanantonio.com/technology/businessinsider/article/Infidelity-dating-site-Ashley-Madison-still-gets-13304534.php
Reprinted on Times Union. October 14, 2018. https://www.timesunion.com/technology/businessinsider/article/Infidelity-dating-site-Ashley-Madison-still-gets-13304534.php
Reprinted on Stuff. https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/love-sex/107830732/Infidelity-site-Ashley-Madison-still-has-people-flocking-to-it-heres-why
Hughes, Kathryn. 2018. “Untrue by Wednesday Martin Review.” The Guardian. October 4, 2018. https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/oct/04/untrue-wednesday-martin-review
Bielski, Zosia. 2018. “Women are closing the infidelity gap.” The Globe and Mail. October 1, 2018. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/amp/life/relationships/article-women-are-closing-the-infidelity-gap-new-book-explores-why-wives/?__twitter_impression=true
Roberts, Anna. “The Rise of the Female Cheat.” The Sun. September 27, 2018. https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/7359213/the-shocking-reason-why-so-many-women-are-having-affairs-and-the-type-of-men-theyre-hooking-up-with/
Martin, Wednesday. 2018. “The Rise of Female Infidelity.” Daily Mail. September 27, 2018. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6211153/The-rise-female-infidelity.html
Lehmiller, Justin. 2018. “Monogamy may be even more difficult for women than it is for men.” Vice. September 19, 2018. https://tonic.vice.com/en_us/article/a38dwj/monogamy-may-be-even-more-difficult-for-women-than-it-is-for-men
Staff. 2018. “Book excerpt: ‘Untrue’ Challenges dated thinking on female sexuality.” Flavorwire. September 19, 2018. http://flavorwire.com/614661/book-excerpt-untrue-challenges-dated-thinking-on-female-sexuality
La Ferla, Ruth. 2018. “Wednesday Martin dares to call her new book ‘Untrue.’” NY Times. September 15, 2018. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/15/style/wednesday-martin-untrue.html
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. https://www.thisisinsider.com/why-this-woman-cheats-on-her-husband-2018-8
Kraft, Stephanie Russell. 2018. “Ashley Madison has been quietly making a comeback.” The Outline. July 12, 2018. https://theoutline.com/post/5371/women-cheating-ashley-madison?zd=1&zi=22jtyq3v
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. https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/cheating-wives-affair-save-marriage-women-alicia-walker-the-secret-lives-of-cheating-wives-a8397686.html
Paradox. 2018. “Researchers found when women begin to cheat on her husband.” Mice Times Asia. June 15, 2018. http://micetimes.asia/researchers-found-when-women-begin-to-cheat-on-her-husband/
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. https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/6511819/women-cheat-because-they-love-their-husbands-and-its-more-about-orgasms-than-intimacy-says-woman-who-spent-a-year-interviewing-female-cheats/
Lifestyles Reporter. 2018. “Why your woman is creeping.” IOL. June 4, 2018. https://www.iol.co.za/lifestyle/love-sex/relationships/why-your-woman-is-creeping-15265830
Fellizar, Kristine. 2018. “7 surprising things that might cause even a loyal partner to cheat.” Bustle. June 1, 2018. https://www.bustle.com/p/7-surprising-things-that-might-cause-even-a-loyal-partner-to-cheat-9289054
Moore, Anna. 2018. “‘I go online... each encounter leaves me feeling happier, more alive': Why good women cheat.” Daily Mail. May 19, 2018. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/you/article-5735561/Each-encounter-leaves-feeling-happier-Confessions-good-women-cheat.html
2018. “Here are the reasons these women gave for cheating on their men.” The Michael Baisden Show. https://michaelbaisden.com/reasons-women-gave-cheating-men/
Jared. 2018. “Why your wife cheated and what you can do about it.” Unfinished Man. March 2, 2018. https://www.unfinishedman.com
Brown, Jeremy. 2018. “The reasons so many married women cheat on their husbands.” Fatherly.com. March 8, 2018. https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/what-drives-women-cheat-infidelity-affair/
Dodgson, Lindsay. 2018. 5 of the biggest myths about the ways women cheat — and why they're not true. Business Insider. March 8, 2018. http://www.businessinsider.com/the-biggest-myths-about-the-ways-women-cheat-2017-12
Reprinted on The Insider. July 27, 2018. https://www.thisisinsider.com/cheaters-are-more-likely-to-forgive-their-partners-infidelity-2018-7
Pais, Anna. 2018. “Why are there more and more infidel women and why do many stay with their partners after being deceived?” BBC Mundo. March 8, 2018. http://www.bbc.com/mundo/noticias-43307592
2018. “Will she cheat?” Men’s Health South Africa. March 1, 2018. https://www.pressreader.com/south-africa/mens-health-south-africa/20180301/283188673854459
Daily Telegraph. 2018. “The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife by Alicia Walker: Why are women cheating?” Daily Telegraph. February 10, 2018. https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/.../06f76f40974c1f4a445670b04b731fed
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. http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/does-sleeping-sex-robot-count-cheating-1659273
Spollen, Micki. 2018. “If he asks you this one question, He’s about to cheat on you.” YourTango. January 26, 2018. https://www.yourtango.com/2018310176/biggest-sign-someone-going-cheat-why-people-cheat
Navidad, Angela. 2018. “Ashley Madison Gives you one more reason to go running in the morning.” AdWeek. January 26, 2018. http://www.adweek.com/creativity/ashley-madison-gives-you-one-more-reason-to-go-running-in-the-morning/
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. http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/happily-married-women-who-cheat-have-much-in-common-a-revealing-new-book-finds/news-story/0fad87e88712713237e74e1deddb3aa6
Sahagian, Sara. 2018. “New research explains why women cheat on their partners.” She Does the City. January 15, 2018. http://www.Shedoesthecity.Com/New-Research-Explains-Women-Cheat-Partners
“A crescut rata infidelității în rândul femeilor.” Libertatea. December 23, 2017. https://www.libertatea.ro/stiri/a-crescut-rata-infidelitatii-in-randul-femeilor-2087181
Barr, Lollie. 2017. “Why people cheat over the holidays: The reasons will surprise you.” Whim. December 22, 2017. https://www.whimn.com.au/love/intimacy/dirty-dogs-why-partners-especially-cheat-at-christmas/news-story/8accc2595becea89125353b9f393e0b7
Spollen, Micki. 2017. “If someone cheats on you, it’s because they love you.” Your
Tango. December 19, 2017. https://www.yourtango.com/2017309114/counterintuitive-reason-why-people-cheat-how-cheating-helps-relationships
Nicodemus, Margot. 2017. “Female infidelity: 5 ideas devised by an expert.” Biba. December 16, 2017. https://www.bibamagazine.fr/sexo/couple/infidelite-feminine-5-idees-concues-dementies-par-une-experte-72970
Logan, Casey. 2017. “Casey Logan: Getting inside the mind of a cheater.” Calgary Sun. December 15, 2017. http://calgarysun.com/life/sex-files/casey-logan-getting-inside-the-mind-of-a-cheater
Rabu. 2017. “Tak Selamanya Hasrat Seksual, ini 5 Pemahaman Keliru Mengenai Wanita yang Selingkuh.” Tribun Manado. December 13, 2017. http://manado.tribunnews.com/2017/12/13/tak-selamanya-hasrat-seksual-ini-5-pemahaman-keliru-mengenai-wanita-yang-selingkuh
2017. “Survey shows: Why women go strange.” Brigitte. https://m.brigitte.de/liebe/sex-flirten/seitensprung--warum-gehen-frauen-fremd--11035726.html
2017. “The lies about female infidelity that you did not know.” Atitud Fem. http://www.actitudfem.com/entorno/genero/mujeres/las-mentiras-sobre-la-infidelidad-femenina-que-no-conocias
2017. “There are a few clichés that are heard!” Athens Magazine. December 12, 2017. http://www.athensmagazine.gr/article/health-beauty/erotas-kai-sxeseis/315817-den-einai-liga-ta-klise-poy-akoygontai-5-mythoi-gia-thn-gynaikeia-apistia
2017. “Research: Four most common bribes: How and why women cheat in a relationship.” December 12, 2017. Radio Sarajevo. https://www.radiosarajevo.ba/magazin/zivot-i-stil/cetiri-najcesca-mita-kako-i-zasto-zene-varaju-u-vezi-ili-braku/285473
2017. “Five of the biggest myths about female infidelity that you did not know.” Altsantiri.gr. December 12. https://www.altsantiri.gr/sex-kai-sxeseis/pente-apo-tous-megalyterous-mythous-gia-ti-gynekia-apistia/
Haus, Sophie. 2017. "Warum frauen fremdgehen: Die 5 größten irrtümer." Woman. December 12. https://mobil.woman.at/a/ursachen-warum-frauenfremdgehen
Anggraini, Ariska Puspita. 2017. "Hai lelaki, pahamilah apa penyebab wanita selingkuh." Kompas. December 12. http://lifestyle.kompas.com/read/2017/12/06/142110820/hai-lelaki-pahamilahapa-penyebab-wanita-selingkuh
Wick, Jessica. 2017. “The no. 1 reason women cheat will make you question everything.” Cheat Sheet. December 11, 2017. https://www.cheatsheet.com/health-fitness/the-reason-why-women-cheat-will-make-you-question-everything.html/?a=viewall
Minggu. 2017. “Alsan wanita berselingkuh dari suami.” December 10, 2017. Tribun Lifestyle. http://www.tribunnews.com/lifestyle/2017/12/10/alasan-wanita-berselingkuh-dari-suami
Rian. 2017. “Ketahuilah bebrapa sebab mengapa kaum hawa selingkuh.” Selebex. December 8, 2017. https://www.selebx.com/4712-ketahuilah-beberapa-sebab-mengapa-kaum-hawa-selingkuh/
Hodgkin, Emily. 2017. "Why do women REALLY cheat?" Express. December 7, https://www.express.co.uk/life- style/life/889018/cheating-wife-husband-caught-signs
Dodgson, Lindsay. 2017. “Women sometimes cheat on their husbands—but not for the reasons you think.” Business Insider. December 3, 2017. http://www.businessinsider.com/why-women-cheat-2017-12
Avila, Carmela. 2017/ "Infidelidad ¿Exclusiva de los hombres?" El Sol De Puebla. November, 29. https://www.elsoldepuebla.com.mx/sociales/infidelidadexclusiva-de-los-hombres
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. https://thesocietypages.org/ccf/2017/10/31/women-who-cheaton-their-romantic-partners-an-interview-with-alicia-walker/
Abundancia, Rita. 2017. “Por qué las mujeres son cada vez más infieles a sus parejas.” SModa El Pais. October 24, 2017. https://smoda.elpais.com/placeres/sexo/por-que- las-mujeres-son-cada-vez-mas-infieles-a-sus-parejas/
Digital Staff. Meredith. “The new reason why women cheat on their husbands.” Fox Carolina. October 8, 2017. http://www.foxcarolina.com/story/36549219/the-newreason-why-women-cheat-on-their-husbands
& KMOV News. October 8, 2017. http://www.kmov.com/story/36549219/the-newreason-why-women-cheat-on-their-husbands
& WSMV.com Nashville. October 8, 2017. http://www.wsmv.com/story/36549219/the-new-reason-why-women-cheat-ontheir-husbands
CNN Wires. 2017. “The changing reasons why women cheat on their husbands.”
Fox2Now St Louis. October 5, 2017. http://fox2now.com/2017/10/05/the-changingreasons-why-women-cheat-on-their-husbands/
WITW Staff. 2017. “Women are cheating on their husbands more than ever.” NY Times. October 5, 2017. http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/2017/10/05/women-are-cheatingon-their-husbands-more-than-ever-experts-claim/
Brooks, Kim. 2017. “Why so many women cheat on their husbands.” CNN. October 5, 2017. http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/05/health/why-women-cheatpartner/index.html
Goldberg, Susan. L.M. “How the trans movement is ruining your marriage.” PJ Media. September 28, 2017. https://pjmedia.com/parenting/2017/09/28/trans-movement-logic-ruiningmarriage/
Wong, Kim. “Women are cheating on their husbands more and they aren’t the least bit ashamed.” The Stir. September 27, 2017. http://thestir.cafemom.com/love/207484/women_cheating_reasons
Brooks, Kim. 2017. “Why so many women cheat on their husbands.” The Cut. September 21, 2017. https://www.thecut.com/2017/09/why-women-cheat-esther-perel-stateof-affairs.html
Infidelity and Life Satisfaction
Murphy, Alice. 2018. “Could cheating help your relationship?” September 7, 2018. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6137765/New-research-reveals-cheaters-say-spouses-attracted-affair.html
Sultan, Aisha. 2018. “Sultan: Missouri State professor reveals when an affair can make you happier.” August 31, 2018. https://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/parenting/aisha-sultan/sultan-missouri-state-professor-reveals-when-an-affair-can-make/article_f5ad6371-f83f-57b6-940d-62c836ec9b1d.html
Finello, Beth. 2018. “MSU study talks about marriages.” OzarksFirst News. August 2, 2018. https://www.ozarksfirst.com/news/msu-study-talks-about-marriages/1342215987
Jalili, Candice. 2018. “Does cheating make you happy? a new study finds that your gender is a huge factor.” Elite Daily. August 1, 2018. https://www.elitedaily.com/p/does-cheating-make-you-happy-a-new-study-finds-that-your-gender-is-a-huge-factor-9958851
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INVITED GUEST LECTURES
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 – Presidential Scholarship Committee, Missouri State University. Honors College.
2018 -- Scholarship Committee, Missouri State University, Sociology Department.
2016. -- Hiring Committee, Missouri State University, Sociology Department. Member.
--Filled two assistant professor positions.
2016 -- Recruitment Committee, Missouri State University, Sociology Department.
& 2017 Sole Member.
--Sociology majors increased from 60 to 99; Sociology minors increased
substantially as well.
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
2012 -- Grant Review Service. Grassroots Grant, Partners for Youth, Lexington, KY
2018- -- Member, Contemporary Council on Families Media Awards Committee
2017 – Invited and as quoted as an expert, Redbook
2017 – Invited and quoted as an expert, Today Show
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
Journal Reviewer Service
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
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
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