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Logan Levkoff, Ph.D. Candid Sexologist, TV Personality and Advice Columnist, New York, NY
Dr. Logan Levkoff is an AASECT-certified sex educator. She received her Ph.D. in Human Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Life Education from New York University and an M.S. in Human Sexuality Education and a B.A. in English from the University of Pennsylvania.
In a society where most sexual topics are taboo, Dr. Levkoff fills the void by encouraging honest conversation about sexuality and the role it plays in American culture. A recognized expert on sexuality and relationships, Logan Levkoff works to create an environment where people feel comfortable asking (and getting answers to) their most personal questions. She makes it clear that sex and sexuality are not "dirty" words; they are words that should be discussed openly without guilt or fear. Drawing upon her over ten years of experience, Dr. Levkoff empowers children, adolescents and adults to embrace their sexuality and challenge the impractical messages about sexuality that they are exposed to.
Dr. Levkoff frequently appears on television, including: Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Rachael Ray Show, Oprah, Fox News Channel, CNN, Spike TV, Headline News, VH1, and Fox Business Channel, providing candid and informative insights. She is often featured as a trusted source for publications, such as: Cosmopolitan, Maxim, Seventeen, Esquire, Ladies Home Journal, Brides, and Men's Health. She has penned sex columns for American Health and Fitness and Maximum Fitness magazines and acted as the sexual advice columnist for: Ellegirl.com, MarieClaire.com and The Sexual Health Network. Currently, Logan writes the sex columns for: Fit Pregnancy, POZ magazine, and blogs for The Huffington Post.
Dr. Levkoff is the author of Third Base Ain't What It Used to Be: What Your Kids Are Learning About Sex Today and How to Teach Them to Become Sexually Healthy Adults (NAL/Penguin, October 2007), written to help parents understand the role sexuality plays in their children's lives and empower parents to become better at-home sexuality educators.
Dr. Levkoff is dedicated to perpetuating healthy and positive messages about sexuality. She speaks on a wide range of issues, including sexual health and sexuality education, trends in sexuality, relationship hurdles, and the role of sexuality in pop culture and politics. For almost a decade, Dr. Levkoff has been working with groups of all ages and from a variety of backgrounds. She has designed and implemented sexuality education programs in many independent schools and community organizations. Her work with teens and parents has been profiled in many publications, including The New York Times.
Pepper Schwartz, Ph.D. Professor of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle
Dr. Schwartz is the Clarence Schrag Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington in Seattle. She holds a B.A. and an M.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where she was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow; and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in sociology from Yale University.
Dr. Schwartz has received many awards, including the Matrix Award for Achievement in Education, The Mortar Board Award for outstanding performance in her field, the AKD Honor Society National Distinguished Lectureship Award and the International Women's Forum Award for Career Achievement in Washington State. In August 2005, she received a national award from the American Sociological Association for public understanding of Sociology. In May 2007, she received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Washington University.
Dr. Schwartz is the author of over 50 scholarly articles and 14 academic and trade publications. These include the best-selling The Great Sex Weekend and American Couples: Money, Work, Sex, as well as The Lifetime Love and Sex Quiz Book, Everything You Know About Love and Sex Is Wrong, Ten Talks Parents Must Have With Their Children About Sex and Character with Dominic Cappello, 201 Questions to Ask Your Kids/201 Questions to Ask Your Parents, and Finding Your Perfect Match. Her latest book, Prime: Adventures and Advice About Love and Sex in the Sensual Years, was released in June 2007.
Dr. Schwartz wrote the monthly column "Sex and Health" for Glamour magazine, with co-author Dr. Janet Lever, for more than seven years, and "Talking About Sex" for eight years for American Baby magazine. She also wrote a weekly column, "Sex.Net with Dr. Pepper" for Microsoft Corporation's One Click Away and columns for LifetimeTV.com and Classmates.com. She is currently a relationship expert on the founding team of perfectmatch.com, a dating and relationship site, and is the creator of their professionally vetted matching system, Duet.
Dr. Schwartz has contributed to many magazines, journals, and newspapers, including The New York Times' "Parent and Child" column, Sexual Health, Psychology Today, Self, and Contexts. Dr. Schwartz was a regular member of the KIRO-TV (Seattle) news staff for 12 years and appears regularly on national TV news, documentaries and other programs. She has served as a consultant to many national organizations and editorial boards. She is currently on the publications board of the American Sociological Review (the flagship journal of the American Sociological Association) and Context, the American Sociological Association's journal that translates academic work to a more general public. She is on the ASA national committee on the Status of Women, a member of the Advisory Committee of the National Sexuality Resource Center, an advisory board member of the Washington State NARAL Pro-Choice America, and chair of the board of the National Sexuality Resource Center. She has served on the selection committee for the Social Science Research Center Fellowship Awards in Human Sexuality. Dr. Schwartz was on the board of The Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) for six years. She is past president of the Pacific Sociological Association and of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality.
Dr. Schwartz also lectures nationally and internationally on sexuality, relationship topics, women's issues, parent and child issues, communication between men and women in intimate and work relationships, and maintaining personal and family well-being in today's world.
Eli Coleman, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis
Professor Coleman is a graduate of Marquette University and received his doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Minnesota in 1978. Currently he holds the only academic chair in sexual health in the country and is also the Director of the Program in Human Sexuality at UM.
He is the author of numerous articles and books on the topics of sexual orientation, compulsive sexual behavior, sexual offenders, gender dysphoria, chemical dependency and family intimacy, and psychological and pharmacological treatment of a variety of sexual dysfunctions and disorders. He is particularly noted for his research on pharmacotherapy in the treatment of compulsive sexual behavior and paraphilias.
Professor Coleman is the founding and current editor of the Journal of Psychology of Human Sexuality and the International Journal of Transgenderism. Professor Coleman is one of the past-presidents of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, the World Association of Sexual Health, the World Professional Association for Transgender Health and the International Academy of Sex Research. He has been a frequent technical consultant on sexual health issues to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organization (the regional office of WHO).
He has been the recipient of numerous awards including the U.S. Surgeon General's Exemplary Service Award for his role as senior scientist on the Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Sexual Health and Responsible Sexual Behavior, released in 2001. He was given the Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality and the Alfred E. Kinsey Award by the Midcontinent Region of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality in 2001.
In April 2007, he was awarded the Gold Medal for his lifetime contributions to the field of sexual health by the World Association for Sexual Health. In April 2009, he was awarded the Masters and Johnson Award by the Society for Sex Therapy and Research.
Michael Reece, Ph.D., M.P.H. Associate Professor, Department of Applied Health Science Indiana University, Bloomington.
Michael Reece is an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Health Science at Indiana University Bloomington. He is also Director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University - a transdisciplinary center that pursues a progressive agenda of research focused on enhancing the conceptual and methodological foundations of research in sexual health. He holds academic appointments at The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, the African Studies program and the Institute for Action Research in Community Health at the IU School of Medicine. Michael is also a faculty member of the School of Public Health at Moi University in Eldoret, Kenya.
Prior to joining the faculty at IU in 2001, Michael was a post-doctoral fellow at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Over the past 17 years, Michael has been the director of multiple sexuality-related, community-based research and intervention projects in cities from the southwestern to the southeastern United States.
Previously, he led Arizona's HIV prevention efforts as the head of the state health department's HIV prevention unit, and, over the years, has been elected and appointed by his peers to serve as the chair of several community-based public health coalitions on a local, state and national level. Most recently, Michael was elected by his peers to serve as Chair of the HIV/AIDS Section of the American Public Health Association.