Emily Nagoski Emily has a Ph.D. in Health Behavior with a doctoral concentration in human sexuality from Indiana University (IU), and a Master’s degree (also from IU) in Counseling, with a clinical internship at the Kinsey Institute Sexual Health Clinic. She also has a B.A. in Psychology, with minors in cognitive science and philosophy, from the University of Delaware.

While at IU, Emily worked as an educator and docent at the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex Gender and Reproduction. She also taught graduate and undergraduate classes in human sexuality, relationships and communication, stress management, and sex education.

She is the author of three guides for Ian Kerner’s GoodInBed.com: The Good in Bed Guide to Orally Pleasuring a ManThe Good in Bed Guide to Female Orgasms, and A Scientific Guide to Successful Relationships, and of Come as You Are: the surprising new science that will transform your sex life. (Simon & Schuster).

A sex nerd among sex nerds, Emily has the lowest Erdős number of any sex educator in the world. She lives in western Massachusetts with two dogs, two cats, and a cartoonist.

Emily’s funnier in real life (and hardly ever speaks in the third person). You can read her CV here (PDF).

Emily’s Shows on ESN

  • Come As You Are (on hiatus due to overwhelmingly wonderful success of her book of the same name)

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