Last updated on: 8/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Volker Sommer, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology at the University College London
Position:
None Found to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Feb. 8, 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:
  • Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology, University College London
  • Co-Editor, Homosexual Behaviour in Animals: An Evolutionary Perspective
  • Founder, Gashaka Primate Project, 1999-Present
  • Steering Committee Member, Centre for Ecology and Evolution, 1996-2006
  • Research Associate, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1994-1996
  • Research Associate, University of California at Davis, 1992-1994
  • Heisenberg-Fellow, German Research Council, 1991-1996
Education:
  • PhD, Habilitation in Anthropology and Primatology, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, Germany, 1990
  • PhD, Anthropology, University of Göttingen, Germany, 1985
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is It Relevant to Look at the Animal Kingdom to Determine if Human Same-Sex Behavior is "Natural"?