Kinsey Institute Newsletter Spring 2023

2022 Annual Report

2022 Annual Report Available Online

Featuring an overview of our 75th anniversary celebrations, new research, collections, and student activities. (PDF)

Archival Donations from Former Directors

Research data, publications, awards, and artifacts enrich the collections of former KI directors Dr. June Reinisch and Dr. Julia Heiman.

Research Brief: Illegal Abortion and Responsibilty

Dr. Kristen Jozkowski and colleagues research how Americans assign responsbility for illegal abortions.

Traumatic Stress Research Consortium Update

The KI-TSRC team examines "Disrupted by Danger Responses" and tests the Body Perception Questionnaire for validity and reliablity. (PDF)

The Beacon That Beckons

Indiana University Historian James Capshew provides a brief overview of the history of the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University. (PDF)

April 8 is #KinseyDay!

Join the festivities online as celebrate our 76th anniversary and launch a new crowdfunding campaign for research into disability and sexual health.

Recent Research & Publications

Bailey, Rebecca, Jaycee Dugard, Stefanie F. Smith, and Stephen W. Porges. Appeasement: replacing Stockholm syndrome as a definition of a survival strategy. European Journal of Psychotraumatology. 14, no. 1 (2023): 2161038.

Bennett-Brown, Margaret, Amanda N. Gesselman, and Wendy R. Miller. Constructive communication patterns as related to relationship satisfaction, seizure severity, and patient activation among people with epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior 138 (2023): 108957.

Dubé, S., Santaguida, M., Anctil, D., and Lapierre, J. The case for space sexology. The Journal of Sex Research. 60.2 (2023): 165-176.

Kusunoki, Yasamin, Kristin Bevilacqua, and Jennifer S. Barber. The dynamics of intimate relationships and violent victimization among young women. Journal of interpersonal violence . 38.3-4 (2023): 3344-3372.

Selected Media

"Are Ancient Phallic Objects ... Exactly What They Look Like?" The Atlantic, March 30.

"70 Years After the Kinsey Reports: Is Data Science Improving Our Sex Studies (and Lives?)" Harvard Data Science Review Podcast, Episode 27, March 30

"Identifying Signs of Coercion When Dating." Psychology Today, February 22.

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