About the Author

Thomas A. Foster is professor of history at DePaul University. He is the author of Sex and the Eighteenth-Century Man: Massachusetts and the History of Sexuality in America and Sex and the Founding Fathers: The American Quest for a Relatable Past. He is also the editor of Long Before Stonewall: Histories of Same-Sex Sexuality, New Men: Manliness in Early America, and Documenting Intimate Matters: Primary Sources for a History of Sexuality in America.
Hometown: Chicago, IL