Dr. Gail Dines has been researching and writing about the porn industry and sexual violence for more than three decades. She is professor emerita of sociology and women’s studies at Wheelock College in Boston. She is president and CEO of Culture Reframed, which has created a free, online toolkit — the Program for Parents of Tweens — to help parents raise porn-resilient kids. Her book Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality has been translated into four languages.
Impacting the World
Dr. Gail Dines has spoken before esteemed audiences around the globe, including in Iceland, Norway, Poland, Brazil, Ireland, and Scotland, and in forums that include the U.S. Centers on Disease Control and Prevention, the American Academy of Pediatrics, Swedish Parliament, and the United Nations.
She is a widely published author and scholar. “Gender, Race and Class in Media” is one of Sage Publications’ top-selling books. She has published articles in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Salon, Huffington Post, The Guardian, The Conversation, Counterpunch, and numerous other media outlets. She appears regularly in the media, including ABC, MSNBC, CNN, BBC, CBC, and National Public Radio.
Dines was featured on the inaugural episode of the podcast “Next Question with Katie Couric.”