Yvonne Kristín Fulbright, PhD, MSEd, ACSE
Dr. Yvonne Kristín Fulbright is an Icelandic-American sexuality educator, author, relationship expert, advice columnist, sensualist and television and radio personality. She gave her first formal lecture on sex in the sixth grade, when she presented her classmates with a talk on the female reproductive system and sexual intercourse! This consciousness-raising, Scandinavian sex expert has been fueled by her passion for healthy, open discourse about sexuality ever since.
Yvonne Kristín has been featured in thousands of media outlets around the globe, including the “Tyra Banks Show,” NBC's "Today Show," USA Today, the New York Times, South Africa’s Femina, Portugal‘s Saber Viver, Discovery Channel Canada's "Sex Files," Nova937 Australian radio, and Colombia’s La FM RCN Radio. Having penned sex columns for Cosmopolitan, Women's Health, Foxnews.com, and Iceland’s national newspaper, Morgunblaðið, Dr. Yvonne is a blogger at Huffpost.com and psychologytoday.com.
This AASECT-certified sexuality educator is the author of 9 books, including The Better Sex Guide to Extraordinary Lovemaking & Sultry Sex Talk to Seduce Any Lover: Lust-Inducing Lingo and Titillating Tactics for Maximizing Your Pleasure, as well as 3 "Sensual Fusion Essentials" e-guides. Dr. Yvonne's freelance articles have appeared in publications like British Men's Health, The New Physician, loveandhealth.ifriends.com, disaboom.com, bettersex.com, and Match.com.
Dr. Yvonne received her Master’s in Human Sexuality Education from the University of Pennsylvania and her Ph.D. in International Community Health Studies at New York University, where she focused on sexual health and parent-child sex communication. She went on to cut her first audio guide - "Who Better than You? Educating Your Child about Sex, Love & Relationships" - with her cousin, Hermigervill, before pursuing a post-doctoral fellowship in sexual and reproductive health at the University of Iceland. With over 20 years of teaching experience behind her, she is a professor of human sexuality, gender, and family courses at American University, the University of Cincinnati, the University of Michigan, the College of Southern Maryland and Penn State University.
Identified by the U.S. Secretary of Health as an expert and key leader in the area of sexual and reproductive health, Yvonne Kristín was invited to be a consultant to the U.S. Surgeon General's Call to Action on "Promoting Responsible Sexual Behavior" at just 23-years-old. Endeavors ever since have included co-hosting Sirius Maxim Channel's #1 specialty show "Sex Files" with Amy Spencer, being the featured sex expert for Comcast's Dating on Demand squad, SexHealthGuru.com, and cherrytv.com, being the spokesperson for Paragard and Astroglide, and acting as an advisory board member for the Sinclair Institute. She is the face of XR’s Savvy enhancements product line.
Whether in front of a classroom or camera, writing her next book or article, or acting as a consultant, Dr. Yvonne is committed to enabling candid, positive dialogues about sexuality, relationships, and intimacy. With Bachelor's degrees in psychology and sociology from the Pennsylvania State University complementing her extensive graduate training and background in sexuality, Dr. Yvonne has established herself as one of today's leading sexuality experts. Her work has been commended for its sensitivity to diversity, minority populations, and acknowledgment of different choices.