Dr Robert (Bob) Rubel. PhD
Robert Rubel (Dr. Bob), is an educational sociologist and researcher by training. He has ten books currently in print (four on Master/slave topics, two on advanced sex techniques, one on fire play, and three erotic art photo books).
Recipient of the 2008 Pantheon of Leather's Community Choice Award, Robert (Bob) Rubel has been involved in the BDSM scene since the summer of 2001, throwing himself into the literature of the field as though it were an academic study. He frequently attends weekend Leather conferences in the United States.
Robert’s books include: Protocols; Handbook for the female slave (2006); Flames of Passion: Handbook of Erotic Fire Play (2006 with David Walker); Protocol Handbook for the Leather Slave: Theory and Practice (2006); Master/slave Relations: Handbook of Theory and Practice (2006) and three books on erotic and fetish photography titled (with an eye towards perverse humor) Parts: The Erotic Photographic Art of Robert J. Rubel, PhD (2006); Wholes: The Erotic Photographic Art of Robert J. Rubel, PhD (2006); Holes: The Erotic Photographic Art of Robert J. Rubel, PhD (2006)