Education: Syracuse University, certificate in women's studies, M.P.A., and Ph.D.
Russell Sage College, Troy, NY, associate professor, then professor of sociology, 1993-97, professor emeritus, 2007—State University of New York at Purchase, Purchase, professor of sociology and depart- ment chair, 2007—. Also taught at Syracuse University, State University of New York at Albany, LeMoyne College, and Ithaca College.
(Editor, with Rosemary Hennessy) Materialist Feminism: A Reader in Class, Difference, and Women's Lives, Routledge (New York, NY), 1997.
White Weddings: Romancing Heterosexuality in Popular Culture, Routledge (New York, NY), 1999, 2nd edition, 2008.
(Editor) Thinking Straight: The Power, the Promise, and the Paradox of Heterosexuality, Routledge (New York, NY), 2005.
Contributor to periodicals, including Sociological Theory and International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Publishers Weekly, August 30, 1999, review of White Weddings: Romancing Heterosexuality in Popular Culture, p. 66.