Last updated on: 2/27/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Evelyn Hooker, PhD Biography

Title:
Former Professor of Psychology at UCLA
Position:
None Found to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of 2006

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • American Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology in the Public Interest, 1991
  • Co-founder, Placek Fund of the American Psychological Foundation
  • Professor of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), 1939-1970
  • Chair, U.S. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Task Force on Homosexuality, 1967
  • NIMH Research Career Award, 1961
  • Grant recipient, U.S. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), to study the adjustment of nonclinical homosexual men and a comparable group of heterosexual men, 1953
  • Fellowship, Institute for Psychotherapy in Berlin, 1937-1938
Education:
  • PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1932
  • BA, University of Colorado, 1928
Other:
  • Born: 1907
  • Died: 1996