Penny Harvey Penny Harvey

Assistant Professor
Human Sexuality
School of Consciousness and Transformation

Penny Harvey received their PhD in Sociology from Georgia State University (GSU), USA. Prior to studying at GSU, they have studied at the University of Manchester, U.K, Australian National University, Australia, and The Open University, U.K. They specialize in sexuality, gender, health, and culture approaching them from intersectional feminist perspectives, global and decolonial contexts, and critical sexuality studies.

Penny has several publications on topics including pornography, trans health, and identity in pedagogy. Their primary research puts into conversation critical sexuality studies, feminist conversations on power and gender, and interactional sociology, by looking at gender and sexual pleasure. Penny hopes to continue this work drawing on community connections and collaborations, both locally, and globally in the coming years.

Penny has won several awards for teaching, pedagogy design, and research in the area of the scholarship of teaching and learning from the American Sociological Association, Sage publishing, and the Society for the Study of Social Problems.

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