Janice Irvine

Professor

Education

Ph.D., Brandeis University, 1984

Research Areas

Culture, Sexuality Studies

Selected Publications

2015. “The Other Sex Work: Stigma in Sexuality Research.” Social Currents 2(2):116–125.

2014. “The Sex Lives of Sex Researchers.” Contexts 13(4):36–41.

2012. “Can’t Ask, Can’t Tell: How Institutional Review Boards Keep Sex in the Closet.” Contexts 11(2):28–33.

2005. Disorders of Desire: Sexuality and Gender in Modern American Sexology, Revised and Expanded Edition. Temple University Press.

Guest Editor. 2003. “Sex and Sociology: Sociological Studies of Sexuality, 1910–1978.” Qualitative Sociology 26(4).

2002. Talk about Sex: The Battles over Sex Education in the United States. University of California Press.

Editor. 1994. Sexual Cultures and the Construction of Adolescent Identities. Temple University Press.

Funded Projects

Fulbright Scholarship for Research/Teaching, Babes-Bolyai Universitatea, 2015.

Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Oral History Grant, 2010, “Embattled Knowledge: The Oral History Project of Sexuality Education in America.”

Created and curated “The Sexuality Educators Oral History Project” archive. This collection, housed at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Harvard University, consists of eighteen comprehensive oral histories of pioneering sex educators, as well as personal documents. This archive can be accessed through the Harvard University Hollis Catalog. http://tinyurl.com/zhpqxzf

Fulbright Scholarship for Research/Teaching, University of Zagreb, Croatia, 2009.