Last updated on: 1/31/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Bonnie Bullough, PhD, RN Biography

Title:
Former Dean of the State University of New York at Buffalo Nursing School
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

“Gender identity, including sexual orientation, is apparently the product of a complex interaction among 3 factors:

1. Genetic Predisposition

2. Physiological Factors

3. The socialization process”

Cross Dressing, Sex, and Gender, 2002

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • National Nurse Practitioner Researcher of the Year, 1992
  • Dean, State University of New York at Buffalo Nursing School, 1980-1991
  • Inducted as Member of American Academy of Nursing, 1978
  • Fulbright Lecturer, Cairo, Egypt, 1966
Education:
  • PhD, Sociology, UCLA, 1968
  • MA, Nursing, UCLA, 1962
Other:
  • Wife of Vern Bullough
Quoted in:
  1. Is Gender Nonconforming Behavior in Children Indicative of Adult Homosexual Orientation?