Alan Segal, PhD
Sociology Instructor - Department of Arts & Education
Sexuality, Sexual Identity, Gender, Schools and Non Heterosexual Students
Current research explores the many aspects and expressions of gender and sexuality in human experience. This subject area concentrates on conceptualizations and of interpretations of identity, and on the politics of representing ourselves sexually and through gender. Given the research and experience of the Speaker, the topic also includes analysis of schools as locations of social conflict, retrenchment, and change.
Alan Segal has domestic and international experience as a researcher and presenter. He has spoken at conferences in Europe, on several occasions by invitation, on different facets of his work. This includes a conference co-sponsored by Amnesty International. He has conducted research interviews in the Netherlands, Englad, Iceland and Czech Republic, Sweden, Canada and the United States.
Forthcoming in the Spring: Review of "Sexual lifestyles in the twentieth century", "South Sea Maidens: Western fantasy and sexual politics in the South Pacific", and "Queering India".
(2001) "Sexual lives, gay selves". Lambda Nordica, Fall Issue. Goteborg, Sweden.
(2001) "Masculinity, school, and self in Sweden and the Netherlands." In Stephen Whitehead and Frank Barrett, Eds., The masculinities reader. Polity Press, Cambridge, U.K.
(2001) "Conceptualizing gender identity." Lobstick: An Interdisciplinary Journal, April, Volume 2, Number 1, 61-68.
(2000) "Masculinity, school, and self in Sweden and the Netherlands." Journal of Men's Studies, Winter. Volume 8, Number 2, 171-193.
(1999) Review of Masculinity goes to school, by Rod Gilbert and Pam Gilbert. Canadian Journal of Education, Winter, Volume 24, Number 2, 222-224.