M. Lisa Johnson, PhD, has worked as a stripper and is the editor of Jane Sexes It Up: True Confessions of Feminist Desire (Four Walls Eight Windows, 2002), a collection of essays on third wave feminism and sexual politics. She teaches American literature and women’s studies at Coastal Carolina University.
R. Danielle Egan, PhD, is a sociologist and former exotic dancer. She is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at St. Lawrence University, where she teaches courses in sexuality, sex work, the body, social theory, qualitative methodology and deviance and social control.
Katherine Frank, PhD, is a cultural anthropologist and former exotic dancer. Her first book, G-Strings and Sympathy: Strip Club Regulars and Male Desire (2002) is an exploration of the motivations and experiences of the heterosexual male customers of strip clubs. She is currently a research fellow in the sociology department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, studying the ways that contemporary American couples negotiate sexual exclusivity in marriage.