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Dr. Lever has been at CSULA since 1990; during the previous 16 years, she taught sociology at Yale, Northwestern, UCLA, and UCSD, and also completed a post-doctoral program in health policy at RAND. From 1991 through 1998, with Dr. Pepper Schwartz, she coauthored Glamour magazine's "Sex and Health" column, thus serving as a liaison between the research community and "real" people.
Dr.Lever's primary teaching interest is in the field of gender studies and intimate relationships. She also teaches courses in the social aspects of human sexuality and alternative family lifestyles.
Dr. Lever's is currently investigating the consequences of workplace romances. Past studies include studies of sexual risk-taking among gay men, lesbians, and bisexuals, and also among a sample of 1000 street prostitutes in L.A. County. She analyzed the Playboy Readers' Sex Survey, the largest sex survey tabulated to date.
Representative Professional Activities
PH.D Sociology 1974
M.Phil Sociology 1971
B.A. Sociology 1968
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