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Erwin Haeberle, DPhil, EdD Biography

Founder and Director of the Archive for Sexology
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"

“It would be wrong to see only an old, familiar pattern in the debate between essentialists and constructionists: nature vs. nurture, innate vs. acquired traits… Everyone agrees that innate as well as acquired factors have an effect on human behavior.”

Bisexualities: The Ideology and Practice of Sexual Contact with both Men and Women, 1998

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to human sexuality. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to human sexuality.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founder and Director, Archive for Sexology (formerly known as Magnus Hirschfeld Archive for Sexology), Berlin
  • Founder and Director, Archive for Sexology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, 1994-2001
  • Director, Information & Documentation, AIDS Center, Federal Health Office, Berlin, 1988-1994
  • President, German Society for Social-Scientific Sex Research, 1986-2002
  • Research Associate, Kinsey Institute, 1982-1984
  • Fellow, American Academy of Clinical Sexologists, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
  • Member, International Academy of Sex Research
  • Gold Medal of the World Association of Sexology
  • William H. Masters Medal of Sexology of the American Academy of Clinical Sexologists
  • EdD, Sexology, Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, UC San Francisco, 1977
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Japanese & Korean Studies, UC Berkeley, 1968-1969
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, American Studies, Yale University, 1966-1968
  • DPhil, American Literature, University of Heidelberg, 1966
  • MA, Cornell University, 1964
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  1. How Does the Kinsey Scale Relate to Sexual Orientation?