Jochen Peter, Ph.D.

Full Professor at the Amsterdam School of Communication, Research ASCoR at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
His research interests focus on the consequences of new media environments on young people’s psycho-social and sexual development.

Gert Martin Hald, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Head of Section, Environmental Health, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
His research interests focuses on cross-cultural studies of pornography
use and its potential influences on cognition, attitudes, and behaviors.

Steven Eggermont, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of the School for Mass Communication Research at the University of Leuven, Belgium
His work draws from literatures in communication science, developmental psychology, and social and health behavior sciences and focuses on media use during the life course and effects of exposure to the media on sexual beliefs, attitudes and behaviors.

Bente Traaen, Ph.D.

Professor of Health Psychology at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
Her research interests are adolescent sexuality, sexual health problems, aging and sexuality, drinking behavior and sport psychology.

Eva Elmerstig, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sexology, Researcher at the Centre for Sexology and
Sexuality Studies at Malmö University, Sweden
Dr. Elmerstig is also working part time as a clinical sexologist in a health clinic. Her current research interests include sexual health and sexual dysfunctions, gender norms and ideals related to sexuality, sexual and reproductive health, infertility, cancer and sexuality, and sexual abuse.

Stephen Cranney, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar at the Institute for the Studies of Religion at Baylor University with a joint Ph.D. in Demography and Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania
His research interests center around fertility intentions, sexuality, and the social psychology of religion.

Valerio Baćak, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University
His research examines the intersection of crime and health, health disparities, youth sexuality, and the social epidemiology of HIV/AIDS.

Urszula Martyniuk, Ph.D.

Researcher at the Institute for Sex Research and Forensic Psychiatry at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Her research interests focus on adolescent sexuality, online sexual activities, and cross-cultural aspects of sexuality.

Kirstin Mitchell, Ph.D.

MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow
Her research interests are understanding how young people achieve sexual health and wellbeing, as well as understanding sources of risk and ill-health; and using this understanding to support and design evidence-based interventions for young people.

Justin R. Garcia

Ruth N. Halls Associate Professor, Gender Studies
Research Director, The Kinsey Institute
Bicentennial Professor, Indiana University

Dr. Garcia is an evolutionary biologist and sex researcher. He trained under Dr. David Sloan Wilson and conducted a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral research fellowship under former Kinsey Institute Director Dr. Julia Heiman. His research focuses on the evolutionary and biocultural foundations of romantic and sexual relationships across the life course.

Kate Dawson

Doctoral researcher at the School of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Her research interests focus on adolescent sexual health. Kate’s PhD research aim is to establish an evidence base for the development of a pornography literacy intervention for youth

Verena Klein, Ph.D.

Institute for Sex Research and Forensic Psychiatry at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany

Paul Wright, Ph.D.

Indiana University, USA

Nicole Cohen, research assistant

Dept. of Psychology, University of Kansas, USA