Last updated on: 2/19/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Kenneth M. Cohen, PhD Biography

Title:
Lecturer in Human Development at Cornell University
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

“Recent scans of the human genome reveal that some gay males share a genetic marker for homosexuality on the X chromosome. One avenue through which genes regulate homoeroticism is by instructing the brain to develop in a sex-atypical manner.”

Archives of Sexual Behavior, 2002

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:
  • Lecturer, Human Development, Cornell University
  • Counselor, Cornell Counseling and Psychological Services
Education:
  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, school not found
  • MA, Clinical Psychology, University of Detroit
  • BA, McGill University, 1987
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is There a Gay Gene?
  2. Are There Physical Differences in the Brain Structure of Heterosexual and Homosexual People?