Assistant Professor of Sociology
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Topics of Expertise: Marriage, Cohabitation & Committed Relationships / Couples Conflict, Separation & Divorce / Gender & Sexuality / LGBTQ Partnering & Families / Singles & Dating
Aaron Hoy, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of sociology at Minnesota State University, Mankato. His research and teaching interests include families, sexualities, sex/gender, and qualitative methods. In particular, his research examines how lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people experience and make sense of marriage and divorce following the legalization of same-sex marriage. His research has been published or is forthcoming in a range of sociology and interdisciplinary journals, including the Journal of Family Issues, Sociology Compass, and Journal of Homosexuality. He is also editor of The Social Science of Same-Sex Marriage: LGBT People and Their Relationships in the Era of Marriage Equality (Routledge, 2022), and co-editor (with Emily Boyd, Ph.D.) of The Sociology of Families Reader: Issues, Perspectives, and Debates (Forthcoming, Cognella).