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Bernadette Barton, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology and Program Coordinator for Gender Studies in the Dept. of Sociology, Social Work & Criminology (School of Humanities & Social Sciences)barton2(1).jpg
 

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Kentucky
 

Profile

Bernadette Barton is Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Morehead State University.  She is the author of Stripped: More Stories from Exotic Dancers (2017) and Pray the Gay Away: The Extraordinary Lives of Bible Belt Gays (2012).  Barton writes and lectures on contemporary issues of gender, sexuality, religion, culture, and the sex industry.

Research Interests: Dr. Bernadette Barton's research and teaching interests include sexuality, gender, American culture, religion, qualitative methods, and the sex industry.  Barton is the author of Stripped: More Stories from Exotic Dancers (2017), Pray the Gay Away: The Extraordinary Lives of Bible Belt Gays (2012), and Stripped: Inside the Lives of Exotic Dancers (2006).  Dr. Barton is currently writing a fourth book titled Raunch Culture: What It Is and Why It Matters, and researching marriage equality mobilization in Kentucky.

Website: www.bernadettebarton.com
 

Contact

341 Rader Hall
606-783-2710
b.barton@moreheadstate.edu