• Associate Professor
  • Department: Department of History
  • Research Interests: LGBT history, censorship, obscenity, pornography, modern conservatism, film history, feminism, sexual politics.

Biographical Notes

Whitney Strub writes about political, legal, and cultural battles over obscenity and pornography. He situates these social struggles in various contexts, particularly modern feminism, LGBT history, the rise of the New Right, and the sexual revolution. His first book, "Perversion for Profit: The Politics of Pornography and the Rise of the New Right," was published in 2011, and his next book, "Obscenity Rules: Roth v. United States and the Long Struggle over Sexual Expression," was published September 2013