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Professor of Policy Analysis and Management

Andrea Parrot

Discipline: Psychology
Cornell University

Andrea Parrot earned her Ph.D. at Cornell University, and has been teaching there for 33 years.  She is an award winning full Professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell. She also holds a position as a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry where she teaches human sexuality to medical students at the Upstate Medical University in Syracuse NY.  Her professional work is in the areas of women’s health, human sexuality, violence against women, and medical ethics; and related cultural and policy issues. She has been on numerous radio and television shows, including Face the Nation, Oprah, Good Morning America, Larry King Live. Her work in sexual assault has required her to provide expert testimony at Congressional Hearings, and well as in civil and criminal cases. She has been a grant reviewer for the US Department of Justice to fund programs through the VAWA funds appropriated by Congress. Dr. Parrot has lectured at over 100 U.S. and international colleges and universities. She has been a board member of the NY State Coalition Against Sexual Assault, and the Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Her most recent books co-authored with Nina Cummings are the Sexual Enslavement of Girls and Women Worldwide (2008), and Forsaken Females: The Global Brutalization of Women (2006).  Professor Parrot taught for SAS during the Fall 2001, spring 2012, and Summer 2006 and 2009 semesters.