James Joseph Dean
Job Title: Associate Professor
I research the social construction of heterosexual and lesbian and gay identities in contemporary America, In particular, I study how sexual identities differ in their lived experiences by gender and race.
Current Areas of Research and/or Community Work
Heterosexual Identities and Gay Urban Enclaves
Sociology of Sexualities, Gender, and Race
Lesbian, Gay and Queer Cinema
Lesbian and Gay Social Movements
City of Residence: San Francisco, CA
Degrees: Ph.D. SUNY Albany, 2005, B.A. Pomona College, 1997.