Pepper Schwartz, Ph.D, received her doctorate from Yale University, and is presently a tenured Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington. She's dedicated over 31 years of scientific research to co-develop the Duet® Total Compatibility System - PerfectMatch.com's groundbreaking approach to helping people find real love and long-lasting relationships.
A leading relationship authority, Dr. Schwartz is the author of 15 books, including "American Couples," "The Love Test," "Everything You Know about Love and Sex is Wrong" and "Finding Your Perfect Match." She's written more than 40 scholarly articles and contributes to such publications as The New York Times, Lifetime Magazine and Psychology Today. In 2005, Dr. Schwartz won a national award from the American Sociological Association for Public Understanding of Sociology. Dr. Schwartz is also the past President of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality.
Dr. Schwartz appears frequently on television, including "Oprah," "The Today Show," "Dateline NBC," "Good Morning America," "Dr. Phil" and CNN. She's also the Romance Travel Consultant for Peter Greenberg's syndicated radio show, "Travel Today."
Dr. Schwartz's work on Duet® has been described as "very insightful, brilliantly original and extremely useful" by Judith Sills, Ph.D, renowned clinical psychologist and author of the national best seller "Excess Baggage."