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Kevin Mintz

Kevin Mintz

Ph.D. Candidate

About

Kevin Todd Mintz is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at Stanford University. He holds an AB in government from Harvard College, an MSc in political theory from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Doctorate of Human Sexuality from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality. His PhD dissertation, Sex-Positive Political Theory: Pleasure, Power, Public Policy, and the Pursuit of Sexual Liberation, focuses on developing a justification for political institutions and civil society taking proactive roles in promoting sexual liberties. He is working on a book project developing an ethical framework to evaluate the obligations corporations have to accommodate customers with disabilities. His work has appeared in Disability and Society, one of the world’s leading disability studies journals, and his commentary on the controversial Anna Stubblefield sexual assault case was recently cited in The New York Times Magazine. Research interests include the application of sexology to political theory, disability politics, business ethics, the politics of film and popular culture, and LGBTQIA activism.