Introduction
Teaching Interests
Research Interests
Educational Background
Schedule




School of Natural & Social Sciences

Janet Lever
Professor


Office: KH-A3046
Phone: 323.343.2214
FAX: 343-5155
Email: jlever@calstatela.edu



INTRODUCTION

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.


TEACHING INTERESTS

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.


RESEARCH INTERESTS

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

Date

Publications/Presentations

1997, 1999 The Great Sex Weekend
1995 Soccer Madness
1976 and 1978 Sex Differences in the Games Children Play
1971 Women at Yale


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

PH.D Sociology 1974
Yale

New Haven, CT

M.Phil Sociology 1971
Yale

New Haven, CT

B.A. Sociology 1968
Washington U.

St. Louis, MO


On Sabbatical Leave SCHEDULE

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