Known as "The World's Most Prominent Male Feminist"
Author, "Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men"
Founder and Executive Director, Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities at Stony Brook University
Michael Kimmel Speaker Profile:
Michael Kimmel is one of the world’s leading experts on men and masculinities. He is the SUNY Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University. Among his many books are “Manhood in America,” “Angry White Men,” “The Politics of Manhood,” “The Gendered Society,” and the best seller “Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men.” With funding from the MacArthur Foundation, he founded the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities at Stony Brook in 2013.
A tireless advocate of engaging men to support gender equality, Kimmel has lectured at more than 300 colleges, universities and high schools. He has delivered the International Women’s Day annual lecture at the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of Europe, and has worked with the Ministers for Gender Equality of Norway, Denmark and Sweden in developing programs for boys and men. He consults widely with corporations, NGOs and public sector organizations on gender equity issues. Kimmel is also a spokesperson of the National Organization for Men Against Sexism.
He was recently called “the world’s most prominent male feminist” in The Guardian newspaper in London.
For availability and speaker fees, please contact Michael Kimmel’s speaking agent at Chartwell here, or call +1 972 385 1021 for U.S. inquiries or +44 207 293 0864 for international inquiries.
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