CV – curriculum vitae – is just a fancy way of saying “resume.” Here are some key points from mine.



PhD – Sociology, University of Texas at Austin (UT), 2010



Gender, Sexualities, Work & Organizations, Qualitative Research Methods, Media & New Media, Popular Culture

Work and insights have been cited in and/or referred to by Slate, KPCC (NPR), NBC News, Pacific Standard, CNN, VICE, TIME, and BloombergWest (among many others).


Author of Exposure: A Sociologist Explores Sex Society and Adult Entertainment (2015).

Contributor to Mic, VICE, Broadly, Men’s Health, Playboy, mg, UPROXX, and more.



Tibbals, Chauntelle A. 2016. “Sex Work” (here) Chapter 11 in Sexual Deviance and Society: A Sociological Examination (Routledge).

Tibbals, Chauntelle Anne. 2014. “Gonzo, Trannys, and Teens – Current Trends in Adult Content Production” (herePorn Studies (Routledge).

Tibbals, Chauntelle Anne. 2013. “When Law Moves Quicker Than Culture – Key Jurisprudential Regulations Shaping the US Adult Content Production Industry” (here) The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race and Social Justice.

Tibbals, Chauntelle Anne. 2013 (early release 2011). “Sex Work, Office Work – Women Working Behind the Scenes in the US Adult Film Industry” (hereGender, Work & Organization.

Tibbals, Chauntelle Anne. 2012. “‘Anything that forces itself into my vagina is by definition raping me…’ – Adult Performers and Occupational Safety and Health” (hereStanford Law and Policy Review (SLPR).

Tibbals, Chauntelle Anne. 2010. “From ‘The Devil in Miss Jones’ to ‘DMJ6′ – Power, Inequality, and Consistency in the Content of US Adult Films” (hereSexualities.

Tibbals, Chauntelle Anne. 2007. “Doing Gender as Resistance: Waitresses and Servers in Contemporary Table Service” (hereJournal of Contemporary Ethnography.



Ferris, Kerry and Jill Stein. 2014. The Real World: An Introduction to Sociology (4th ed) pg 167. W.W. Norton & Co: New York, NY.

Shachner, Jason. 2014. “Unwrapped: How the Los Angeles County Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act’s Condom Mandate Hurts Performers & Violates the First Amendment (here).” Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine 24: 345-375.

Weitzer, Ronald. 2011. “Pornography’s Effects: The Need for Solid Evidence (here).” Violence Against Women 17(5): 666-675.



I have written expository essays, research reviews, and opinion pieces published in VICE, Rogue, the Encyclopedia of Gender & Society, Gender & SocietyWomen’s Studies International Forum, and the Los Angeles Daily Journal (among others).

Informed by feminisms and social justice, I am an embedded public sociologist. This means my sociology is out in the world, a product of ongoing interactions with ever-evolving communities and subcultures. (see here for more)

See a partial listing of additional references, citations, writings, and interviews in the sidebar to the left.


Other Degrees

MA – Sociology, California State University at Northridge (CSUN), 2003

BS – Physiological Science & Sociology, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), 2000