Dr. Greggor Mattson is a Professor of Sociology at Oberlin College where he teaches on cities, sexuality, and nightlife. He has been conducting research on gay bars since 1999 when he worked as a social scientist for a federally funded investigation of risk-taking in San Francisco’s gay bars. He holds a Ph.D from the University of California, Berkeley and a M.Phil from Oxford. His writing on gay bars has appeared in such places as Literary Hub, Slate, The Daily Beast, Belt Magazine and The Society Pages, among others. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Outline and The Verge and is the author of The Cultural Politics of European Prostitution Reform (Palgrave 2016).

Greggor is represented by Brenna English-Loeb.