Last updated on: 4/1/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

S. Marc Breedlove, PhD Biography

Title:
Barnett Rosenberg Professor of Neuroscience at Michigan State University
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

“There is no gene that forces a person to be straight or gay… I believe there are many social and psychological, as well as biological factors that make up sexual preference.”

CNN Interview, 2000

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Barnett Rosenberg Professor of Neuroscience, Michigan State University
  • Editorial Board: Hormones and Behavior, 1987-present
  • Fellow, American Psychological Society, 1997
  • James McKeen Cattell Sabbatical Award for Psychologists, 1993
  • Early Career Award, American Psychological Association, 1987
  • Presidential Young Investigator award, NSF, 1985
  • McKnight Foundation Scholar’s award in neuroscience, 1985
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship in Neurosciences, 1985
Education:
  • PhD, Physiological Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1982
  • MA, Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1978
  • BA, Psychology, Yale University, 1976
Other:
  • None found