About the Author
Anne Bolin is Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Elon University, USA, and is the recipient of the Elon University Distinguished Scholar Award and the Senior Faculty Research Fellowship Award (2009-2011). She has presented and published extensively in the areas of women and gender, human sexuality, the body, sporting bodies, gender identity, and gender variance. With Patricia Whelehan, she is co-author of Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Human Sexuality: Biological, Psychological and Cultural Perspectives (2009) and Perspectives on Human Sexuality (2nd edition, 2003). She is also co-author of Athletic Intruders: Women, Culture and Exercise (2003) and author of In Search of Eve: Transsexual Rites of Passage (1988). She is a Diplomat with the American Board of Sexology, a certified sex researcher, and a Fellow of the Society for Applied Anthropology.