books, including Sexuality Now: Embracing Diversity (now in the 6th edition), The Day Aunt Flo Comes to Visit (about first periods), and How Did This Frog Get in My Throat?  (about male puberty). 

      Dr. Carroll has published many research articles, appeared on numerous television talk shows, hosted her own radio show, and has traveled around the world exploring cross-cultural issues related to sexuality, gender, and women's health. 

Dr. Carroll did her graduate training at the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned her Master's and Doctoral degrees in Human Sexuality Education. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Denison University. Dr. Carroll has trained with the CoActive Training Institute, one of the most well-respected and rigorous coach training programs in the world, and is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coaching Federation. She is also an AASECT-certified sexuality educator and has received numerous awards for her teaching and work in the fields of sexuality and gender. Dr. Carroll teaches in the psychology department at the University of Hartford in Connecticut. Prior to this, she was a tenured psychology professor and Director of the Counseling Center at Baker University in Baldwin City, KS. She is a best-selling author and has published several