Jennifer Doyle is a scholar, critic and independent curator based in Los Angeles, California. She writes about sexual politics, art and sports — sometimes all at once. She is a professor of English at University of California, Riverside, where she teaches arts-centered courses in Gender Studies/Queer Theory and American Literature/Visual Culture. As a curator, she advocates for performance-centered practices and has worked with Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, the Vincent Price Art Museum and The Broad in Los Angeles. She is a member of the Board of Directors for Human Resources Los Angeles (HRLA), a non-profit arts space and curatorial collective based in Chinatown, and has been involved with HRLA since 2012. Her publications include: Campus Sex/Campus Security (Semiotext(e), 2015), Hold It Against Me: Difficulty and Emotion in Contemporary Art (Duke University Press, 2013) and Sex Objects: Art and the Dialectics of Desire (University of Minnesota Press, 2006). Her art criticism has appeared in publications like Frieze, Art Journal, X-TRA and Artbound, while her sports writing takes the shape of feminist commentary and has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian and Deadspin.