Last updated on: 2/28/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Gary J. Gates, PhD, MDiv Biography

Title:
Senior Research Fellow at the Williams Institute of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law
Position:
None Found to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Dec. 14, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
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:
  • Senior Research Fellow at the Williams Institute of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law
  • Grant recipient, Gill Foundation
Education:
  • PhD, Public Policy, Heinz School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University
  • MDiv, St. Vincent College Seminary
  • BS, Computer Science, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Other:

Research projects include:

  • Studies exploring the demographics and economic traits of Asian Pacific Islanders, Latino/as, and African-Americans in same-sex couples in California
  • Study of bi-national same-sex couples in the United States
  • NIH-funded research project comparing same-sex couples in the United States and Canada
Quoted in:
  1. What is the Prevalence of People with Same-Sex Attraction?