Department of Sociology
University of Texas at Austin
Gloria González-López, Ph.D. is a Professor of Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin. She has conducted research on sexuality and gender with Mexican immigrants, and more recently, she has been studying incest and sexual violence in Mexico. Two of her books examine her research in these areas, Family Secrets: Stories of Incest and Sexual Violence in Mexico (New York University Press 2015) and Erotic Journeys: Mexican Immigrants and Their Sex Lives (University of California Press 2005). She is also a couple and family therapist by training and has worked with Latina immigrant women with histories of sexual violence. She is an academic consultant for professionals working in sexual violence prevention and treatment programs at grassroots organizations and academic institutions in Mexico.