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In this episode you’ll hear about: dating, sex and single students on evangelical campuses, and a discussion of the book From Single to Serious.
Our guest is: Dr. Dana M. Malone. She a higher ed scholar and practitioner energized by facilitating meaningful learning experiences for students and educators alike. Currently an Independent Scholar, she writes, teaches, and works with institutions on a contract basis. Her specialty areas include student cultures, the intersection of gender, intimate relationships, and religious identities as well as student success, assessment planning, and program evaluation. She’s the co-host of The Academic Life channel on New Books Network. She supports her work-life balance by making delicious healthy foods, spending time at the Jersey Shore, and doing yoga.
Your host is: Dr. Christina Gessler, a historian of women, gender, and sexuality. She met Dana Malone when she interviewed her for the NBN Gender Channel about her new book From Single to Serious. They stayed in touch after the interview, and over the following weeks worked together to develop and launch The Academic Life channel for NBN. They have been friends and TAL co-hosts ever since. Christina supports her work-life balance with long daily walks, and her love of photography, which you can find on Getty Images/iStock, and in galleries, and here.
Dr. Christina Gessler is a historian of women, gender, and sexuality.