Dr. Alexandra Marcotte

Jessica Hille, J.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Director for Education

Assistant Clinical Professor

Dr. Hille is a gender and sexuality scholar and the Assistant Director for Education at the Kinsey Institute. In this role, she has overseen the development of an online continuing education program, serves as a Co-director for the Scholarly Concentration in Human Sexuality and Health with the Indiana University-Bloomington School of Medicine, and relaunched the Kinsey Institute Lecture Series, among other initiatives.

Her research focuses on asexuality and ace spectrum identities, sexual pleasure and orgasm, and critical theory. Her paper "'Sex' on the ace spectrum: Definitions of sex, behavioral histories, and future intereste for individuals who identify as asexual, graysexual, or demisexual" was published by the Journal of Sex Research in 2019. She has also presented her research at national conferences, including the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists, and the American Public Health Association. Her current research projects focus on ace spectrum identities, consent, and non-sexual intimacy during COVID-19.

Dr. Hille completed her PhD in Gender Studies under Dr. Stephanie Sanders with a PhD minor in Human Sexuality from the Kinsey Institute under Dr. Justin Garcia. Before coming to IU, she earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago, a JD from Washington University in St. Louis, and an LLM in Health Law and Policy from the University of Washington - Seattle. 

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  • Ph.D., Gender Studies, Indiana University
  • L.L.M Health Law and Policy, University of Washington
  • J.D., Washington University in St Louis
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Chicago
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