Dr. Julia Heiman served as the Kinsey Institute’s sixth director from 2004-2013. Her tenure saw significant growth in research and the collections.Dr. Heiman expanded the research component of the Institute, looking at sexual satisfaction & relationship happiness in midlife couples, sexual violence, condom use errors and effective condom fit, stress responses in women with postpartum depression, arousal response in bisexual men, infidelity in heterosexual couples, and the effects of hormonal contraceptives on women’s sexual experience.
Archive Spotlight: June Reinisch Art and Artifacts Collection
In addition to the records of the Kinsey Institute and archives of notable sex researchers and organizations, the Kinsey Institute Special Collections preserve the archives of former Kinsey Institute directors. These document both the day-to-day records of their time as director as well as additional personal materials related to their careers and interests outside of the Institute. In 2022, we received a gift of new cultural artifacts from former director Dr. June Reinisch.
Dr. Rhonda Balzarini Named 2023 Haslam Relationship Diversity Research Awardee
We are pleased to announce Rhonda Balzarini, PhD as the recipient of the 2023 Kenneth R. Haslam, MD Relationship Diversity Research Award, which supports the work of Kinsey Institute and affiliated researchers conducting research on non-monogamy, alternative sexualities, and intersections of diverse relationships and sexuality. (more…)
Clinical Sexologist Joins Kinsey Institute Faculty
The Kinsey Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. Cynthia Graham has accepted an appointment at Indiana University as a Senior Scientist at the Kinsey Institute and Professor in the Department of Gender Studies, effective January 1, 2023. (more…)
Complexity of Abortion Attitudes in America
This is the first in a series of articles sharing research by Kinsey Institute researchers and their colleagues on a variety of factors affecting the public perception of abortion in the United States. (more…)