Andrew Smiler, PhD is the author of Challenging Casanova: Beyond the stereotype of promiscuous young male sexuality and co-author, with Christopher Kilmartin, of The Masculine Self (5th edition). He is a therapist in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and a past president of the Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity.
Dr. Smiler has taught at Wake Forest University, SUNY Oswego, and the University of New Hampshire. He studies normative aspects of sexual development, such as age and perception of first kiss, first “serious” relationship, and first intercourse among 15-25-year-olds. His research also focuses on definitions of masculinity, including labels such as “jock,” “player,” and “nerd.” Follow him on Twitter @andrewsmiler