Areas of Interest:
Gender, Sexuality, Masculinity, Political and Social Movements
Michael Kimmel is a SUNY Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at
Stony Brook University. Among his many books are
Manhood in America, Angry White Men, The Politics of Manhood, The Gendered Society and the best seller
Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men. With funding from the MacArthur Foundation, he founded the Center for the Study
of Men and Masculinities at Stony Brook in 2013.
A tireless advocate of engaging men to support gender equality, Kimmel has lectured at more than 300 colleges, universities and high schools. He has delivered the International Women’s Day annual lecture at the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of Europe, and has worked with the Ministers for Gender Equality of Norway, Denmark and Sweden in developing programs for boys and men. He consults widely with corporations, NGOs and public sector organizations on gender equity issues.