Annalise Loehr is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at Indiana University, where she also received her master's degree. She began her undergraduate study at the University of Notre Dame, where she double-majored in Sociology and English and received her B.A. in 2009.
Her primary areas of interest include social psychology, gender, sexualities, deviance, crime, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. She has taught courses in Introductory Sociology, Criminology, and Research Methods at Indiana University, and will soon teach international students in Germany as well.
She has publications in the American Sociological Review and Teaching Sociology. Current research projects examine prejudice against gay and lesbian couples. One such project considers whether contact facilitates more positive attitudes toward same-sex couples, even when controlling for possible selection bias.