Camille Paglia

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Birthday
2, 1947
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
2, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
New York

About

A leading feminist expert, she penned Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson in 1990. Her other works include Sex, Art, and American Culture (1992) and Break, Blow, Burn (2005).

Before Fame

She was the valedictorian of her class at Binghamton University's Harpur College. She later attended graduate school at Yale University.

Trivia

She became a tenured professor at Philadelphia's University of the Arts in 1984.

Family Life

She adopted a son with her one-time partner, Alison Maddex.

Associated With

In 1998, she published a 100-page psychoanalytic review of Alfred Hitchcock 's The Birds.