Journalist, Activist, Professor, Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University
Lisa Duggan is a journalist, activist, and Professor of Social & Cultural Analysis at New York University. She is author of Sapphic Slashers: Sex, Sensationalism and American Modernity and Twilight of Equality? Neoliberalism, Cultural Politics and the Attack on Democracy, co-author with Nan Hunter of Sex Wars: Sexual Dissent and Political Culture, and co-editor with Lauren Berlant of Our Monica, Ourselves: The Clinton Affair and National Interest. Her new book Mean Girl: Ayn Rand and Neoliberal Greed is forthcoming this spring in the series she is co-editing with Curtis Marez for University of California Press, American Studies Now. She was president of the American Studies Association during 2014-2015.