KelsyBurke.BWHeadshotKelsy Burke is an assistant professor of Sociology at St. Norbert College (De Pere, WI). She received her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 2013.

Kelsy researches sexuality, gender, and Christianity in contemporary America, paying special attention to how digital media shape religious culture and politics. Her book (forthcoming with University of California Press) is a virtual ethnography of conservative Christians who use the internet to talk about sexual pleasure. Her research has appeared in Sexualities, Sociological Compass, and the Journal for Religion and Popular Culture.

A Wyoming native, Kelsy now lives with her family in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where they cross-country ski in the winter and ride Elvis’s favorite roller coaster, the Zippin Pippin, in the summer.



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