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Wednesday Martin Ph.D.


Wednesday Martin, Ph.D., is a cultural critic and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Untrue, about women and infidelity; Primates of Park Avenue; and Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel, and Act the Way We Do, and the forthcoming Free Agent, a memoir of open marriage, age/lessness, and adventure in Los Angeles. Martin has been interviewed as an expert on gender, popular culture, relationships, and sexuality on CNN, NPR, and BBC radio and television among others, and her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Time, The Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, and others. Her IG @wednesdaymartinphd is lively, controversial, and unique in its blend of accessible social science insight and sex positivity. She has a doctorate in comparative literature and cultural studies—with a focus on anthropology and the history of psychoanalysis—from Yale and has taught cultural studies at Yale, the New School for Social Research, and Baruch College.

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