For over a decade, Tal Peretz has engaged in and studied men's anti-sexist and anti-violence activism, in an effort to improve the effectiveness of men's work for gender justice and to better understand gender, intersectional inequality, and social movements.

His latest research looks at how intersecting race, class, religious, and sexual identities shape the efforts of two grassroots men's gender justice groups.

Research Interests:

  • gender, intersectional inequality, social movements


Dr. Tal Peretz is an  Associate Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies, conducting research and teaching  classes that focus on intersectional inequality, sex/gender, sexuality, race/ethnicity, social movements and social change.

Past Affiliations

Fellow, Biggio Center, Office of the Provost, Auburn University

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, College of Liberal Arts, Auburn University
2015 - Present

Assistant Professor, Sociology Program, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, College of Liberal Arts, Auburn University

Visiting Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work Department, College of Arts and Sciences, Seattle University (past)
2014 - 2015

PhD Student, Department of Sociology, Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California (past)

Women's Studies, Sociology, Criminology, Social Work, Anthropology
PhD, University of Southern California, Sociology and Gender Studies, 2014
BPhil, Pennsylvania State University, 2005
MA, University of Southern California