Chauntelle Tibbals

Email:chauntelle.anne.tibbals@gmail.com

PhD, University of Texas - Austin, Sociology (2010)

Chauntelle Anne Tibbals' areas of sociological interest include gender, sexualities, work and organizations, and media and popular culture. Her research has been published in numerous scholarly journals including * Sexualities*, *Gender Work & Organization*, *St. Mary’s Law Review on Race and Social Justice*, *Journal of Contemporary Ethnography*, and *Stanford Law and Policy Review*. She has been quoted by numerous mainstream media outlets including CNN, Jezebel, and the HuffingtonPost.

Dr. Tibbals has spent the past several years researching the adult industry, working to complicate popular understandings of pornography, its enterprise, and its socio cultural significance. She is currently working on projects exploring post production processes in porn and disconnects occurring between legal findings and wider cultural scripts related to the adult business and its workers.



  • Sociology
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  • HSH 314
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-2539