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Jules has a BA in art history from UCLA and MA in sociology from The New School. Her undergraduate work compared Goya's Saturn Devouring His Son with Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and while at The New School, Jules studied alternative subcultures and feminist discourse. 

Her graduate projects included a study of the politics of subversive aesthetics in early industrial music subcultures and an exposition that put Simone de Beauvoir into conversation with William Shakespeare. You can read some of her preprints here.
The publications below are from her work with The Alternative Sexualities Health Research Alliance, a nonprofit that conducts research advocating for the sex positive lifestyles of gender and sexual minorities. 
Sprott, R., Vivid, J., Vilkin, E., Swallow, L., Lev, E., Orejos, J., and Schnittman, D. 2019. “A queer boundary: How sex and BDSM interact for people who identify as kinky.” Sexualities. 2020.
Vivid, J., Lev, E.M. Sprott, R., 2020. “The structure of kink identity: four key themes within a world of complexity.” Journal of Positive Sexuality.