Dr. Gail Dines
Talk title: “Growing up in a Hyper-Sexualized Pop Culture”
Dr. Gail Dines is an award-winning sociology & women’s studies professor at Wheelock College in Boston, porn industry researcher & writer for 20+ years, consultant to government agencies nationally & internationally, author of Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality, and founding president of Stop Porn Culture (a NGO). A Myers Center Award for the Study of Human Rights in North America recipient, she co-edited the best-selling textbook Gender, Race and Class in Media and her latest book has been translated into four languages. Dr. Dines is a regular guest on television and radio shows (CNN, BBC, NPR) and has appeared in various media publications (The New York Times, Time, The Guardian, Huffington Post).