Scholars interested in affiliating with the Institute should contact:
Office of the Director
The Kinsey Institute
1165 East Third St.
Bloomington IN 47405
Current Visiting Scholars
|Professor Gregory Webster (Aug 2015 - May 2016)
University of Florida
Dr. Webster is a social–personality psychologist whose research interests include personality traits related to aggression, romantic and sexual relationships, and novel applications of data analytic methods such as meta-analysis, multilevel modeling, and social network analysis. At the Kinsey Institute, Dr. Webster will be working with Drs. Justin Garcia and Amanda Gesselman on studies of couples and dating singles.
Visiting Scholars, 1995-2015
Ana Carvalheira, PhD (November 2009)
University Institute of Applied Psychology in Lisbon, Portugal
Dr. Carvalheira presented her research on desire and arousal in women in long- and short-term relationships, and met with Kinsey researchers to discuss methodological options for new research.
Dr. Caravalheira's work in clinical settings, counseling women with sexual problems, is leading her research towards uncovering the psychological and cultural scripts that affect sexual satisfaction.
Jerome Cerny, Ph.D., R.N. (September 1998-August
Dept. of Psychology, Indiana State University
Terre Haute, Indiana
Dr. Cerny's research was on the psychophysiological processes of sexual
behavior. He was involved in studies on the voluntary control of ejaculation
in men and on the development of new measures of sexual response in
Elise Chenier (September 1999 - May 2000)
Dept. of History, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Funded by the Fulbright Foundation.
Ms. Chenier's current project is a study of the introduction of psychiatric
and psychological treatment programs for sex offenders in Ontario prisons.
She comes to the Institute as part of a Fulbright program. Her previous
work includes a social history of postwar lesbian bar culture in Toronto.
Richard A. Crosby,
Ph.D. (June, 2002)
Assistant Professor, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University,
While at the Institute, Dr. Crosby collaborated with Drs. Yarber, Sanders
and Graham to analyze and interpret findings from a survey designed to
assess errors and problems that people experience when they use condoms.
See Condom Use Study.
Heather Hoffmann, Ph.D.(Jul.-Aug.
Knox College, Galesburg, Il.
While at the Institute, Dr. Hoffmann designed a research agenda to examine
the role of classical conditioning in sexual arousal.
Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy (1995-1996)
Gathorne-Hardy researched Sex, The Measure of All Things: A Life of
Alfred C. Kinsey published in London by Chatto & Windus in 1998
and Indiana University Press in 2000.
Dongwoo Kang, M.D.
(May 2003-April 2004)
Dr. Kang is a neuropsychiatrist from South Korea. During his scholarship
at the Institute, Dr. Kang received training in clinical sexology with
Dr. John Bancroft, the Director of the Kinsey Institute and the Kinsey
Sexual Health Clinic. He has also participated in the development of research
protocol and observed various aspects of research and therapy in human
sexual behavior, with a goal of designing a collaborative research project
to be carried out upon his return to Korea.
Alejandro Jiminez (March 1999 - March 2000)
University of La Laguna/ University Hospital of Canarias Tenerife, Spain
He joins the Institute's research team working on epidemiological studies
of personality traits related to sexual response, inhibition, and sexual
Charlotta Löfgren-Mårtenson (May 2009)
Associate Professor in Health and Society, Malmö University, Sweden
Program Coordinator of the Masters In Sexology Program, Malmö University, Sweden
Dr. Löfgren-Mårtenson is interested in the sexuality of young people with intellectual
disabilities, experience of pornography among youth in Sweden, and love and sexuality on
the internet. While in Bloomington, she was conducting research on disability inclusion in
original Kinsey data and codebooks, and is collaborating with on research and education between
The Kinsey Institute and Malmö University.
Sven-Axel Månsson, PhD. (2008)
Program Director, Gender, Sexuality and Social Work, University of Malmo, Sweden
Dr. Månsson's research addresses prostitution in contemporary and
historical contexts, trafficking, and the use of pornography by adolescents.
Joanne J. Meyerowitz, Ph.D. (SSRC Fellow, 1996-1997)
Associate Professor, Department of History,
Dr. Meyerowitz was awarded a Postdoctoral Sexuality Research Fellowship
from the Social Science Research Council to conduct research for a book
on the history of transsexuality in the United States, 1930-1970. For
more on Dr. Meyerowitz's project see
"Social Science Research Council Supports Sexuality Research," an
article in the I.U. publication, Research and Creative Activity.
Pedro Nobre, Ph.D. (September 2007)
Assistant Professor, Psychology
Director, Master Program in Clinical Psychology, Trás-os-Montes University, Portugal
Dr. Nobre conducts cross cultural studies, examining an individual’s
psychological vulnerability and the role of these factors on sexual
dysfunction. He is currently collecting data in Portugal, US, Italy,
Turkey, and Brazil. He is also conducting a longitudinal study using scales
developed at The Kinsey Institute (Sexual Inhibition and Sexual
Excitation scales) and measures of sexual beliefs and cognitive
schemas to predict sexual satisfaction and dysfunction.
Baden Offord, Ph.D. (2008)
Professor of Cultural Studies and Human Rights
Director, Community Engagement
School of Arts and Social Sciences, Southern Cross University
M.A. (August 1998 - April 2000)
Dept. of Education, Humboldt Unversity, Germany
Mr. Pastoetter was doing research in the Institute's film/video collection
for this doctoral thesis, "Structures
and Functions of Pornographic Films."
His focus is on changes in films from the early 1970's to today and what
they tell us about fantasies and fears connected with sexuality.
Meredith A. Reynolds, Ph.D.
(SSRC Fellow 1997-1999)
After completing a year as a Fulbright Fellow in Spain, Dr. Reynolds was
awarded a Social Science Research Council fellowship to study the characteristics
and effects of childhood sexual play experiences through a survey of university
students and secondary analyses of original Kinsey Institute interview
See Childhood Sexual
Play: A Study of Adults' Recollections.
Daniel Rozenman, M.D.
Kaplan Medical Center at Hebrew University
Dr. Rozenman's specialty is gynecology with research interests in sexuality
and menopause. While at the Institute, he studied the
Effects of Evista on Sexuality and Well-Being of Women.
Joanne L. Rouleau, Ph.D. (Fall 1998)
Dept. of Psychology, University of Montreal
Prof. Rouleau directs a clinic that provides assessment and treatment
of sexual offenders.
Benjamin Sachs (1995)
Department of Psychology
University of Connecticut
Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, Indiana University, Oct. 1995
For more on Prof. Sachs' project, see the Institute for Advanced Studies'
with the Outside, and scroll down to John Bancroft and Benjamin Sachs.
Aleksandar Stulhofer, Ph.D. (Spring 2012, July - August 2007, and March
- June 2000)
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
Dr. Stulhofer's research included: an analysis of the US and Dutch school-based
sex education curricula, cross-cultural study (Croatia, US, and Ukraine)
of sexual risk-taking in late adolescence (in collaboration with the University
of Southern Oregon), and a survey based research on habitual pornography
users (in collaboration with the California State University Northridge).
Professor Zbigniew Izdebski, Ph.D.
Dean of the Faculty of Education, Sociology and Health Sciences, University of Zielona Góra
Faculty, Department of Sexology, Counseling and Rehabilitation, University of Zielona Góra
Faculty, Department of Biomedical Aspects of Development and Education, Warsaw University
Andrzej Zygadlo Ph.D
Department of Sexology, Counseling and Rehabilitation,
University of Zielona Góra
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Visiting Scholars, 1981-1994
Elizabeth Rice Allgeier, Ph.D. (1986)
Department of Psychology
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH
Timour Beissembiev (1990-1992)
I.U. Institute for Inner Asian Studies
Edward M. Brecher (1986)
West Cornwall, CT
Frederick Bunce, Ph.D. (1982-84)
Department of Art
Indiana State University
Robert Michael Carter, Ph.D. (1987)
Fine Arts Department
University of Sydney
New South Wales 2006, Australia
- George Chauncey, Ph.D.
Dept. of History, University of Chicago
A pioneering scholar on the history of homosexual men, Prof. Chauncey
conducted research for the sequel to Gay New York: Gender, Urban
Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 (Basic
Books, 1994) during a three-week stay at Indiana University in September,
1998, sponsored by The Kinsey Institute and the I.U. Department of History
as part of the Institute
for Advanced Study's external academic fellowship program.
- Cornelia Christenson (1981-1984)
Annemarie Springer, Ph.D.
David Crews, Ph.D. (1983-1984)
Departments of Zoology and Psychology
University of Texas, Austin
Luk Gijs (1990-1992)
State University of Utrecht
Roger Gorski, Ph.D. (1986)
Professor and Chairman
Director, Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology
Brain Research Institute
Department of Anatomy
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
Erwin J. Haeberle, Ph.D., Ed.D. (1982-1984)
Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality
Joseph Harry, Ph.D. (1982-1983)
Department of Sociology
Northern Illinois University
Yoshio Hata (1992)
The Japanese Association for Sex Education
Paul Jamison, Ph.D. (1982-1985)
Department of Anthropology
Indiana University, Bloomington
James H. Jones, Ph.D. (1983-1985)
Department of History
University of Houston
Kozi Kawamobi (1990-1992)
University of Tokyo
Igor Kon (1990)
Institute of Ethnography
USSR Academy of Sciences
Gertrude Lehnert-Rodiek (1990-1992)
Department of Comparative Literature
University of Bonn
Bo Lewin, Ph.D (1984)
Lyliane Mathieu-Kerns, Ph.D. (1982-84)
Associate Professor of French
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
Kent State University
Jose Nieto, Ph.D. (1987)
Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia
28010 Madrid, Spain
Helmuth Nyborg, Ph.D (1985)
Institute of Psychology and Cytogenetic Laboratory
University of Aarhus
Josef Parnas, M.D. (1987)
Ovl., dr. med.
Rob Patrick (1987)
Educational Testing Service
F. Paul Pearsall, Ph.D. (1986)
Chief, Problems of Daily Living Clinic
Sinai Hospital of Detroit
6450 Farmington Rd., Suite 105
West Bloomfield, MI
Birgit Peitersen, M.D. (1987)
Pediatric and Neonatal Department
Hvidovre University Hospital
DK - 2650 Copenhagen, Denmark
Friedemann Pfafflin, M.D. (1985)
Dept. of Sex Research
Univ. of Hamburg
K. Pospiszyl (1990-1992)
I.U. Polish Studies/ Women's Studies
Leonard A. Rosenblum, Ph.D. (1987)
Department of Psychiatry
SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Donald Rubin, Ph.D (1987)
Professor and Chair
Department of Statistics
Vincent Shieh (1992)
Center for Research on Gender
Kaohsiung Medical College
Vilgot Sjoman (1990-1992)
Thorkild I. A. Sorensen, M.D. (1987)
1. Reservelaege, dr. med.
Med. Hepatologisk Afdeling
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Donald Symons, Ph.D. (1986)
Department of Anthropology
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
Terry Tafoya, Ph.D. (1986 - 1987)
Professor of Psychology
The Evergreen State College
Peter Teilmann, M.D. (1987)
Child Psychiatry Department
Central Syghuset, Denmark
Jan Trost, Ph.D (1985)
Victor Velasco (1992)
AIDS educators from Mexicanos Contra El SIDA
Mexico City, Mexico
Tom Weber, M.D. (1987)
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology