Christian Grov

Professor
Department Chairperson; Co-Director, Development Core - Einstein-CUNY-Rockefeller Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
Community Health and Social Sciences
Phone
(646) 364-0254
Office
812
Dr. Grov's research centers on the health of sexual and gender minority individuals.
His work has explored substance use, sexual compulsivity, venues where individuals meet sex partners, sex work, HIV/STI prevention, and HIV care. His studies have been supported by both the NIH and CDC.He has co-authored 190+ peer-reviewed articles, as well as several book chapters. He co-wrote In the Company of Men: Inside the Lives of Male Prostitutes (Praeger), and co-edited The Routledge Handbook of Male Sex Work, Culture, and Society.Dr. Grov serves as a standing member of the NIH's HIV/AIDS Intra- and Inter-personal Determinants and Behavioral Interventions (HIBI) Study Section (2020 - 2024), the Editor-in-Chief of Sexuality Research and Social Policy (2019 - Present), and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Sex Research (2017 - Present) He previously served as a member of the NYC Department of Health’s HIV Prevention Planning Group as well as on the Board of Directors of HOOK, a non-profit dedicated to improving the health and well-being of men who are involved in sex work. Collectively, Dr. Grov's body of work seeks to inform HIV and STI prevention, education, and health policy.
Degrees
PhD in Sociology from CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
MPH in Community Health Education from CUNY Hunter College, New York, NY
MPhil in Sociology from CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
MA in Sociology from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
BA in Sociology from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
BS in Psychology from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Research Interests
Sexual Health, HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections, LGBT populations, Drug and Alcohol Use, Sex Work
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