Rachel Maines

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Artist Bio

Artist Bio


Rachel Maines is a visiting scientist in Cornell University’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. She is the author of The Technology of Orgasm: “Hysteria,” the Vibrator and Women’s Sexual Satisfaction (Johns Hopkins 1999), and Asbestos & Fire: Technological Tradeoffs and the Body at Risk (Rutgers 2005), and Hedonizing Technologies: Paths to Pleasure in Hobbies and Leisure (Johns Hopkins 2009). She holds a doctorate from Carnegie-Mellon University (1983).