BIO

Cliff Leek is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at Stony Brook University (SUNY), Managing Editor of Men and Masculinities, a Research Fellow at Catalyst Inc., and former Program Director of the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities.  He is writing his dissertation on the changing role of men, boys, and masculinities in international development.


FEATURED PUBLICATIONS

2016 - Leek, Cliff. "Violence as a Cultural Process" in Theory in Action, 9(4).

2015 - Leek, Cliff. "Cumulative Advantage among NGOs Engaging Men in Violence Prevention" in The Journal of Men's Studies, 23(2).

2014 - Kimmel, Michael and Leek, Cliff. “’There is a GunMAN on Campus’: Including Identity in Mass Shooting Discourse” in Gun Violence in Public Life. Edited by Ben Agger and Tim Luke: Paradigm Publishers.

2014 - Leek, Cliff and Kimmel, Michael. “Conceptualizing Intersectionality in Super-ordination: Masculinities, Whitenesses, and Dominant Classes” in The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender. Edited by Shirley Jackson: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

2014 - Kimmel, Michael and The Stony Brook Sexualities Research Group (eds). Sexualities: Identities, Behaviors, and Society (2nd Ed). New York: Oxford University Press.  (The Stony Brook Sexualities Research Group, of which Cliff Leek is a part, and Michael Kimmel are equal co-editors in this project.)

2014 - Leek, Cliff and Kimmel, Michael. “The Unbearable Whiteness of Suicide-by-Mass-Murder” in Voice Male: The Untold Story of the Profeminist Men’s Movement.  Northampton, MA: Interlink Books.

2013 - Leek, Cliff. “Whiter Shades of Pale: On the Plurality of Whitenesses” in Privilege: A Reader (3rd Edition). Edited by Michael Kimmel and Abby Ferber: Westview Press.