Artūras Tereškinas is a Professor of Sociology and Chief Researcher at Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania. His research interests include sociology of gender, men’s studies, cultural sociology, social exclusion, and popular culture. He is the author of more than seventy articles, nine research monographs and edited collections including Men in the Economies of Disappointment: Between Good Life and Social Exclusion (2016), Pop Culture: Emotions, Bodies, Texts (2013), It’s a Man’s World: Men and Wounded Masculinities in Lithuania (2011), and Culture, Gender, Sexuality: Essays on Different Bodies (2007). In 2016, he received the National Science Prize, the highest scientific award in Lithuania. Tereškinas will work as a researcher in the ReliGen project.