greggor mattson

sociologist of sexuality, cities and the state

petri lake erieGreggor Mattson is Associate Professor of Sociology at Oberlin College and Chair of the Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies Program.

He is the author of a book, The Cultural Politics of European Prostitution Reform: Governing Loose Women, and articles about gentrification, gay bars, the state, and inequality. With Professor Libby Murphy he is co-creator of the digital humanities project on early 19th century prostitution in Paris, In Search of Lost Women. He is also at work on a book about changes in gay bars in the United States over the last 20 years.

He can be reached at greggor.mattson [at] or @greggormattson