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Sara Beth McLaughlin Mitchell University of Iowa, USA

Michael A. Messner is professor of sociology and gender studies at the University of Southern California.  His teaching and research focuses on men and feminism, gender and sports, gender-based violence, war and peace, and social movements.  He is the author of several books, including Some men:  Feminist allies and the movement to end violence against women (Oxford University Press, 2015), and most recently Guys like me:  Five wars, five veterans for peace (Rutgers University Press, 2019) . His honors include the Pursuit of Justice Award from the California Women’s Law Center, the Feminist Mentoring Award from the Sociologists for Women in Society, and the Jessie Bernard Award, presented by the American Sociological Association in recognition of contributions to the understanding of women’s lives.