Virginia Rutter, PhD.
Professor of Sociology, Framingham State University
Virginia Rutter is Professor of Sociology at Framingham State University (MA) and member of the Board of the Council on Contemporary Families. Her books, articles, columns, and engagement of public sociology through CCF and Sociologists for Women in Society aim to do what she does as an award-winning teacher at FSU: to make accessible and clear the best available social science research on families, sexuality, and inequality. She is co-author or co-editor of Families as They Really Are 2nd edition, The Gender of Sexuality, and The Love Test, and writes and researches topics related to sexuality in more- and less-committed relationships; divorce; family policy; infidelity; and inequality. She is Vice-President and Director of her local union chapter of the Mass State College Association (MTA/NEA). You can read her Girl w/ Pen columns at The Society Pages.