Last updated on: 2/22/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Gregory Cochran, PhD Biography

Title:
Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at the University of Utah
Position:
Con to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

“I think that not too long after we determine the etiology [cause] of homosexuality, we’ll be able to prevent it, and almost all parents will.”

“Ewald on the New Germ Theory,” web essay, 1992

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:
  • Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, University of Utah
  • Researcher in evolutionary biology
  • Regular contributor to genetics blog “Gene Expression”
Education:
  • PhD, Physics, school unknown
Other:
  • None found