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Elizabeth Anne Wood
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Elizabeth Anne Wood


Senior Strategist

Elizabeth Anne Wood is a SUNY Chancellor’s Award-winning professor of sociology at Nassau Community College, where she has also served as department chair, and acting dean of instruction. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Brandeis University in 1999 for a study of gender, interaction and power in strip clubs. She has published research on sex work and women’s sexual expression on the internet in Journal of Contemporary Ethnography and Feminism & Psychology. Her work has also been published online with Scientific American and HERS Magazine. She’s been interviewed for Authority Magazine and been cited as an expert in Mens’ Health and Elite Daily. Her radio and podcast appearances include Culture Shocks (Barry Lynn), Sex Out Loud (Tristan Taormino), Our Better Half (Drs. Jane Fleishman and Ashley Mader), and Peepshow Podcast (PJ and Jessie Sage).

Elizabeth’s debut memoir, Bound: A Daughter, a Domme and an End-of-Life Story (She Writes Press, 2019) explores themes of sexuality, illness, aging, and the dysfunctions of the U. S. health care system. Her new book, Between Us: Healing Ourselves and Changing the World through Sociology (University of Chicago Press, 2024) is co-edited with Marika Lindholm and brings together 45 sociologists to share deeply personal stories taht provide the tools and inspiration we need to create communities that support peace, justice, and happiness. Elizabeth is a devoted cat person, an avid reader, and an aspiring end-of-life doula.

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