Jeffrey Escoffier writes on the history of sexuality, LGBT history and public health. He is also the author a short biography of John Maynard Keynes and editor of a book on the work of choreographer Mark Morris. From 1980 to 1988, he was the executive editor of Socialist Review (Berkeley) and from 1988 to 1992 served as publisher of OUT/LOOK, an LGBTQ political and cultural journal. He recently retired from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene where he was the Director of Health Media, Marketing and Digital Communications. He has taught at the University of California (Berkeley and Davis), Barnard College, The New School and Rutgers University, Newark.