Eric Lohman has a PhD from the University of Western Ontario in media studies, as well as a BA and MA in media and communication studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is an accomplished researcher and lecturer, focusing on topics of gender and labor, and the political economy of media and communication. Eric currently teaches in the department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Eric is the father of a daughter with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, an intersex condition, and joined the intersex rights community after facing pressure to consent to surgery on his infant daughter. Eric and his family were featured in a documentary entitled Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric, in which he and his family advocate for protecting the rights of intersex children to give informed consent to cosmetic medical procedures.