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Dr. Newmahr is an ethnographer and sociologist whose work plays with intersections of gender, nonconformity, risk-taking, emotion and eroticism. She holds a Ph.D. from Stony Brook University. Dr. Newmahr's first book, Playing on the Edge: Risk, Intimacy and Sadomasochism, was published in 2011 by Indiana University Press. She has also published in Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, Symbolic Interaction and Qualitative Sociology. She is Associate Editor of Symbolic Interaction, and co-editor of the forthcoming Selves, Symbols, and Sexualities (with Dr. Tom Weinberg). Dr. Newmahr is currently researching non-sexual erotic proliferations.