Dr. Dines is an author and professor of sociology and women’s Studies at Wheelock College, where she is also chair of the American Studies department, as well as a worldwide leader in the effort against sexual exploitation as President of Culture Reframed, formerly Stop Porn Culture. She has been researching and writing about the porn industry for well over twenty years.
Dr. Dines is co-editor of the best-selling textbook Gender, Race and Class in Media and she has written numerous articles on pornography, media images of women and representations of race in pop culture. She is a recipient of the Myers Center Award for the Study of Human Rights in North America, and is a founding member of the activist group, Stop Porn Culture. Dr. Dines’ latest book is Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality. Gail Dines is a regular guest on television and radio shows and has worked with Hollywood studios to develop strategies for creating progressive images of women on national television. She is also a featured speaker in several documentaries.