Ellen Lamont is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at Appalachian State University. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from New York University, an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.
Her current research uses in-depth interviews to examine how gender and sexuality shapes women's and men's courtship experiences and narratives and how, in turn, these experiences affect egalitarian outcomes in romantic relationships.