Curriculum Vitae

ALICIA WALKER, Ph.D.

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Office

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Missouri State University

901 S. National Ave

Strong Hall 466

Springfield, MO 65897

Email: aliciawalker@missouristate.edu

 

EDUCATION

 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          

FELLOWSHIPS AWARDED

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        

Sexualities

Gender

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

Social Inequalities

Social Problems

Sociology of Family

TEACHING & ADVISING

Instructor:

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

                                          SP15)

-   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

EMPLOYMENT

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

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

 PUBLISHED BOOKS

 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.  

ESSAYS

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/

BOOK REVIEWS

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.

MEDIA COVERAGE

Radio/Television/Video Media

 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/

Print Media

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

Romanzoti, Natasha. 2017."A verdadeira razão que leva mulheres a traírem seus  maridos" December 4. Hypescience. https://hypescience.com/porque-as-mulherestraem/

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

TNN. 2018. “Extramarital affairs make women happier than men: study.” India Times. July 31, 2018. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/relationships/affairs-make-women-happy/photostory/65212658.cms

 2018. “New study finds women are happier in affairs than men.” My Joy Online. July 31, 2018. https://www.myjoyonline.com/lifestyle/2018/july-31st/new-study-finds-women-are-happier-in-affairs-than-men.php

 Gale, Rebecca. 2018. “New study finds women are happier in affairs than men: Not all cheating is created equal.” Marie Claire. July 30, 2018. https://www.marieclaire.com/sex-love/a22584541/women-in-affairs-happier-than-men-study/

 Whipple, Tom. 2018. “Adultery helps pursuit of happiness.” The Sunday Times UK.         July 28, 2018. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/adultery-helps-pursuit-of-      happiness-gcp6lvc7k

 Sexual Identity

 Gremore, Graham. 2018. “The real reason straight dudes have gay sex but still identify as straight.” Queerty. September 2, 2018. https://www.queerty.com/real-reason-straight-dudes-gay-sex-still-identify-straight-20180902/amp?__twitter_impression=true

 Burris, Robert. 2018.” Why do straight people hook up with same-gender partners?” Psychology Today. August 28, 2018. https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/attraction-evolved/201808/why-do-straight-people-hook-same-gender-partners

Staff. 2018. “Same-sex Hook-ups by ‘straight’ college students on rise.” Baltimore Out Loud. June 26, 2018. http://baltimoreoutloud.com/wp/same-sex-hook-ups-by-straight-college-students-on-rise/

Lehmiller, Justin. 2018. “There are six types of straight people who have same-sex hookups.” Vice. May 8, 2018.  https://tonic.vice.com/en_us/article/8xkzy4/there-are-six-types-of-straight-people-who-have-gay-sex

Dolan, Eric W. 2018. “A significant number of people who hook up with same-sex partners identify as heterosexual, study finds.” PsyPost.com. May 7, 2018. http://www.psypost.org/2018/05/significant-number-people-hook-sex-partners-identify-heterosexual-study-finds-51177

Rhode, Jason. 2018. “Many straight students have same-sex experiences, study says.”  Georgia Gay Voice. May 2, 2018. https://thegavoice.com/many-straight-students-have-same-sex-experiences-study-says/

Manzella, Samantha. 2018. “A lot of straight college students are having gay sex.” Logo. May 1, 2018. http://www.newnownext.com/straight-college-students-gay-sex/05/2018/?xrs=synd_facebook_logo

 Randall, Devin. 2018. “A new survey says many college students are engaging in same-sex encounters.” Instinct. May 1, 2018. http://instinctmagazine.com/post/new- 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. https://www.gaypopbuzz.com/straight-guys-gay-hookups-430/

 Jackman, Josh. 2018. “Straight men have a lot of gay sex, study shows.” Pink News. April 29, 2018. https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/04/29/gay-sex-love-straight-men-study-shows/

Comer, Matt. 2018. “The six kinds of gay ‘straight’ hookups.” Cover story. Qnotes. May 18, 2018. https://goqnotes.com/59941/the-six-kinds-of-gay-straight-hookups/

 CCF. 2018. “CCF’s Kuperberg and Walker Publish New Research on College Hookups.” Council on Contemporary Families. April 20, 2018.  https://contemporaryfamilies.org/ccfs-kuperberg-and-walker-publish-new-research-on-college-hookups/

Holebi. 2018. Homo en lesbische seks populair onder heteroseksuelen. Holebi. April 20, 2018.  http://holebi.info/phpnews/kortnews.php?action=fullnews&id=16794

 Reid, Rebecca. 2018. “Loads of straight people are having same-sex sex.” Metro UK. April 23, 2018.
http://metro.co.uk/2018/04/23/loads-straight-people-sex-sex-7490872/

 Dh.be. 2018. “À l'université, les millennials vivent leur sexualité au-delà des étiquettes.” Dh.be. April 19, 2018. http://www.dhnet.be/lifestyle/relations/a-l-universite-les-millennials-vivent-leur-sexualite-au-dela-des-etiquettes-5ad8a1a0cd709bfa6b698e54

 Gale, Rebecca. 2018. “What’s a label anyway? New research shows same-sex hookups are pretty common.” Marie Clare. April 18, 2018. https://www.marieclaire.com/sex-love/a19849391/heterosexual-college-students-same-sex-hookups-research/

 Martin, Wednesday.  2016. “Gay until Labor Day: Stretching female sexuality in the Hamptons.” Observer. May 18, 2016.  http://observer.com/2016/05/gay-untillabor-day-stretching-female-sexuality-in-the-hamptons/

 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.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

2019 – Presidential Scholarship Committee, Missouri State University. Honors College.

              Member.

2018 -- Scholarship Committee, Missouri State University, Sociology Department.

            Member.

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

                         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

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Sociological Association

Society for the Scientific Study of Sex