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Joy Dillard

Assistant Project Director    

M.A., Georgia State University
B.A., Georgia State University


As the project manager for the Convoys of Care grant, Joy Dillard is responsible for organizing the research team’s activities, including managing timelines, maintaining all supporting documents and databases, serving as a resource for graduate assistants, and conducting research activities.  She is a Georgia State graduate, and has worked across different roles within Georgia State since 1999.



Burgess, Elisabeth, Denise Donnelly, Joy Dillard, and Regina Davis. 2001. “Surfing for Sex: Studying Involuntary Celibacy Using the Internet.” Sexuality and Culture, 5, 5-29.

Donnelly, Denise, Elisabeth Burgess, Sally Anderson, Regina Davis, and Joy Dillard. 2001. “Involuntary Celibacy: A Life Course Analysis.”  Journal of Sex Research, 38, 159-169.

Reprinted in:

Chibucos, T.R. & R.W. Leite. (Eds.) (2005) Readings in Family Theory.  Sage.

Stombler, M., Baunach, D., Burgess, E., Donnelly, D., and W. Simonds. (Eds.) (2004). Sex Matters: The Sexuality and Society Reader. New York: Allyn & Bacon.


Joy Dillard Curriculum Vitae