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Laurie Essig

Sociologist at Middlebury College's Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies program as well as blogger and writer for a variety of publications

Laurie Essig is a sociologist and teaches in the program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Middlebury College. Currently she is a Fulbright Fellow at the European University in St. Petersburg. Laurie is the author most recently of American Plastic: Boob Jobs, Credit Cards and our Quest for Perfection and is working on a book on capitalism and romance called Love, Inc. She writes for a variety of publications including Psychology Today, the Washington Post and the Chronicle of Higher Ed.

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