2018Annual Meeting Planning Committee



Kristen Jozkowski, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Public Health, affiliate faculty in Gender Studies and Director of the Sexuality Education and Consent Studies Research Lab at the University of Arkansas. She is also a Research Fellow with the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction at Indiana University. Her research interests include sexual consent negotiation, sexual violence prevention, and reproductive health. Her work has been funded by the National Institutes for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the American Psychological Foundation.

Kristen Jozkowski, Ph.D.

University of Arkansas




Justin J. Lehmiller, Ph.D. is the Director of the Social Psychology Program at Ball State University and a Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. He is a social psychologist by training and received his doctorate from Purdue University. Dr. Lehmiller’s current areas of research include casual sex, sexual fantasy, and consensually non-monogamous relationships. He has authored more than 40 scholarly publications to date, including a textbook entitled The Psychology of Human Sexuality. In addition to performing freelance writing for Playboy, VICE, New York Magazine, and several other media outlets, he runs a popular blog, Sex and Psychology, which aims to educate the general public about the science of sex. His latest book is entitled Tell Me What You Want: The Science of Sexual Desire and How It Can Help You Improve Your Sex Life.

Justin Lehmiller, Ph.D.

Ball State University




Kristen Mark, Ph.D., M.P.H. is an Associate Professor of Health Promotion, Director of the Sexual Health Promotion Lab, and LGBTQ* Faculty Fellow at University of Kentucky and Affiliate Faculty at the Kinsey Institute. She has an interdisciplinary educational background with training in psychology, gender and women’s studies, family science, and public health. Her primary research area is women’s sexual health and well-being, sexual desire, desire discrepancy, sexual satisfaction, sex-positive sex education, and incorporating couple dynamics into sexuality research. She has published over 40 academic articles, presented her work at over 90 academic conferences, and regularly digests the science for the public through several media outlets.  

Kristen Mark, Ph.D., M.P.H.

University of Arkansas




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