Last updated on: 11/18/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

Erwin Haeberle, DPhil, EdD Biography

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

“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

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
Education:
  • 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
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. How Does the Kinsey Scale Relate to Sexual Orientation?