Maggie Stone earned her Ph.D. in Applied Sociology from the University of Louisville in 2014. She also holds a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and Personnel Services and previously worked for the Kentucky Department of Corrections as well as a variety of regional acute and long-term care medical facilities. The clients for whom she has provided services and assessments include marginal populations such as the medically fragile, sex offenders, chronically mentally ill, and developmentally challenged. Today she continues her work with stigmatized persons through research on domestic adult sex workers. Her work with this population focuses on sexual health, legislative and depenalization measures, stigma, and community initiatives. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in research methods, statistics, advanced quantitative methods, and the sexualization and commodification of the body.