York College / City University of New York
Levey, Tania

Levey, Tania


Behavioral Sciences

Phone: 718-262-3779
Office Location: AC-4D04
Email: tlevey@york.cuny.edu

Dr. Tania G. Levey's research interests include gender; sexuality; sex work; stigma; and social media. Recent publications include "Dominating Pleasure: High Job Satisfaction Among Professional Dominatrixes" in Sex Work Now, edited by Bernadette Barton, Barb Brents, and Angela Jones (2024, NYU Press), "#MeToo in Social Media" in Institutional Sexual Abuse in the #MeToo Era, edited by Jason D. Spraitz & Kendra Bowen (2021, Southern Illinois University Press), and Sexual Harassment Online: Shaming and Silencing Women in the Digital Age (2018, Lynne Rienner Publishers). Currently Dr. Levey is working on projects that address pleasure and sex work, race play in BDSM, and online myths about sexual assault. Courses taught include Sociology of Gender and Sexuality, Research Methods, Guided Field Research, and courses on intersectional feminist theory, social justice movements, race and gender in the sciences, and the sociology and philosophy of education.

Office Hours

Tuesday2:00-3:30 PM
Thursday2:00-3:30 PM


PhD CUNY Graduate Center Sociology  
certificate CUNY Graduate Center Women's Studies  
BA Rutgers University Philosophy/Women's Studies  

Areas of Expertise

  • Sex and Gender
  • Sexuality
  • Sex Work
  • Work and Occupations
  • Social Media
  • Higher Education
  • Research Methods

Publications in Field Of Expertise