Michael Kimmel is a professor of sociology at Stony Brook University. He is the author of the best-sellers Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men and Manhood in America in addition to 20 other books. Kimmel is the founder and editor of Men and Masculinities, the field’s premier scholarly journal, a book series on gender and sexuality at New York University Press, and he edited the Sage Series on Men and Masculinities. Kimmel was the first man to give the International Women’s Day lecture at the European Parliament, and he consults regularly with cabinet ministers in Norway and Sweden. He lectures and conducts workshops in corporations and on campuses in the US and abroad.