EDUCATION
Ecole Jacques Lecoq, Paris
Theatre physique
1999
University of Illinois, Chicago
MA in French and English Literature with a concentration in gender studies
1997
Universite de Paris, Sorbonne
Diplome de la civilisation et de la culture francaises
1991
University of Illinois, Chicago
BA in French and English Literature
1991
CERTIFICATIONS
Cleo Dubois Academy of SM Arts — Certificate of completion 2002
Fakir Musafar Piercing School – Certificate of completion 2004
Barbara Carellas Workshop on Urban Tantra 2008
Bondassage Practitioner – Certificate of completion 2009
SFSI, San Francisco Sex Information Sex Ed Certification 2012
Over 100 hrs of alternative sexuality workshops and various conferences 2000-12
AWARDS
Nominated for Woman of the Year, Pantheon of Leather 2008
Contest judge  Midwest Leather Conference (Bootblack) 2006
Southwest Olympus, Los Angeles 2007
International Mr Rubbe, Chicago 2008
International Mr and Ms Olympus, Los Angeles 2010
PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
Carnal Nation: Staff Writer,
“Welcome to My Parlor” (Video interviews of alternative sex educators and professionals),
“The Dungeonnette” (Review of sex toys, equipment and furniture)
2008 – present
DePaul University
Guest speaker for the Sociology graduate program
2004
Wrote the introduction to Maria Coletsis’ Behind the Whip
CONFERENCES
International Mr Leather 2001-08
Presenter, Domcon Atlanta 2006
Presenter, Domcon Los Angeles 2006, 07, 10
Leather Leadership Conference, New York 2004
Presenter Kinkfex, Portland 2008
Co-presenter, Thunder in the Mountains, Denver 2008
Presenter, The Floating World, New Jersery 2010
Adult Establishments
Early to Bed, Chicago 2004-06
Tulip, Chicago 2004-06
Stockroom, Los Angeles 2010
Good Vibrations, San Francisco 2008-present
BDSM Workshops
The Leather Rose, Chicago
The Citadel, San Francisco
The Sanctuary, New York, 2003
BDSM WORKSHOPS
The Leather Rose (Chicago)
The Citadel (San Francisco)
The Sanctuary (New York, 2003)
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Cleo Dubois Academy of SM Arts
Curriculum development – wrote 10 modules of the Pro Course in Erotic Dominance Intensive for Women
Head Staff Instructor
Minax Diary blog (reflections, information, resources for the BDSM community)
2002 – Present
Kink Academy
Online video
Community-Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities (CARAS)
Peer reviewer
Professional Video Productions
Dominatrix waitrix (2001)
Trial Run (2002)
Night Fangs (2003)
Self Produced Video
14 videos including: Necessary Procedures, The Dr is in, Abduction, Kinky first date, The Morning After, Naught Maid, and Sultry Espionnage
VOLUNTEER WORK
Leather Archives and Museum, Chicago Road show coordinator
 2006-2008
Assistant producer Cinekink Chicago 2007-2009
LANGUAGES
Fluent in French, some knowledge of Spanish and Greek.