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

Kenneth J. Zucker, PhD Biography

Title:
Psychologist-in-Chief at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health at the University of Toronto
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

“Because hand preference likely has a prenatal origin, the analysis supports the idea that sexual orientation also has early neurobiological roots.”

Science News, July 22, 2000

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
     Key Experts
MD's and PhD's in psychology, with significant post-doctorate involvement in human sexuality issues. [Note: Key Experts definition varies by sites that have this designation.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Psychologist-in-Chief, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto
  • Head, Child and Adolescent Gender Identity Clinic
  • Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
  • Editor, Archives of Sexual Behavior
  • President, International Academy of Sex Research, 2005-2006
  • Secretary/Treasurer, International Academy of Sex Research, 1990-2002
Education:
  • PhD, school unknown
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Gender Nonconforming Behavior in Children Indicative of Adult Homosexual Orientation?