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“Sociologist at Large” – what exactly is that? Being “at large” generally refers to roving, or not being fixed in one spot. In my case, “at large” refers to being a public scholar out exploring the world – an embedded public sociologist. Here’s how I conceptualize it: Embedded Public Sociologist...Read more
Hello! My name is Dr. Chauntelle Tibbals, Sociologist at Large. Sociology is the study of humans interacting in and with society, so basically what I do is try to make sense of patterns and processes I see occurring in social behavior. I look at how those patterns and processes impact...Read more
Recent Blogs & News
Will you be in Dallas, TX on August 9?! Then come see me lead a conversation between Sydney Leathers (of “Weiner Gate” fame), Kendra “Library Girl” Sunderland, Flash Brown, and Ashley Fires re the impact of mainstream media representations of sex on sex-related stories and personalities! The event, outlined below, is
The World’s First Vaginal Beauty Contest Yields Fresh Data On Vulva Preference A little over a month ago, we were teased with talk of a vagina beauty contest. In case you’ve forgotten, the competition – sponsored by Very Intelligent Ecommerce Inc. (VIECI, the makers of the Autoblow, we kid you not, a crowdfunded
I recently was a guest on Brendan McGinley’s Man Cave podcast! Joining me was comedian Billy Procida – our conversation was spirited, to say the least. Check out “As Above, So Below” on CBS Local right here. * * * Got a sociology question? Need some social justice informed life advice?
I recently spoke to the International Business Times (IBTimes) re issues related to trends in the production and consumption of adult content featuring transgender performers and the acceptance of trans folks out in the wider world. It’s a really interesting long-form read right here – “Transgender Porn Is A Best-Seller,