Carol Stenger

Sexuality counselor and educator with expertise in development and deployment of health promotion programs

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Carol Stenger

University at Albany
Department: Advocacy Center for Sexual Violence

Sexuality; sexual health; sex education; European approaches to sex education; AIDS/HIV; sexually transmitted diseases and infections; adolescent sexuality; Internet pornography

Campus phone: (518) 442-2273
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Carol Stenger is a sexuality counselor and educator who has instructed a human sexuality course for the Counseling Psychology Department for more than 20 years. She directs UAlbany's Advocacy Center for Sexual Violence.

Stenger also founded and directs the "Project SHAPE: Sexual Health and Peer Education" program, a 40 member volunteer group that assists in providing more than 120 sexual health programs each year to the University community.

She holds a graduate degree in human sexuality from New York University, as well as a degree in counseling from Pennsylvania State. She has studied cross-cultural sexuality in Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Germany, and Russia.

In her role as coordinator for health promotion at the University Counseling Center, Stenger provides a wide array of health promotion programs for the campus community.