Naomi R. Wolf is an author, journalist, and former political advisor to Al Gore and Bill Clinton.
Wolf first came to prominence in 1991 as the author of
The Beauty Myth, which became an international bestseller and was named "one of the seventy most
influential books of the twentieth century" by the
New York Times. With the book, she became a leading spokeswoman of what was later described as the
third wave of the feminist movement. She has since written other books, including
the bestselling book
The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot and her latest,
Vagina: A New Biography. Her journalism career began in 1995 and has included topics such as abortion, the
Occupy Wall Street movement, Edward Snowden, and ISIS. Her essays appear regularly
The New Republic,
The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Glamour, Ms., and other publications. Dr. Wolf joined Stony Brook University's College of Arts
and Sciences as Visiting Lecturer for the 2015-16 academic year.