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. 2019. Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes To Campus — Review in Theory in Action here.

Tibbals, Chauntelle Anne. 2018. Trans: Gender and Race in an Age of Unsettled Identities — Review in Theory in Action here.

Tibbals, Chauntelle Anne. 2017. Violence Against Women in Pornography — Review in Theory in Action here.

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