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Curriculum vitae


Prof. Dr. phil. Erwin J. Haeberle, Ed. D., M.A.
Founder and Director, Archive for Sexology
b. 1936


Academic Career  


1956 - 63

Studied Theater History, German, English, and French Literature at the universities of Cologne, Freiburg Br., Glasgow, and Heidelberg.



M. A. Cornell University



Dr. phil. in American Literature, Heidelberg


and 1969-70

Postdoctoral Fellow in American Studies, Yale University


and 1970-71

Postdoctoral Fellow in Japanese & Korean Studies, UC Berkeley



Ed.D. in Sexology, Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, San Francisco



Full Professor, The Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, San Francisco, with the following interruptions and/or additional activities.



Research Associate, Kinsey Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN



Visiting Professor, University of Kiel Medical School, Germany



Distinguished Visiting Professor, Department of Biology, San Francisco State University



Visiting Professor (professeur invité), University of Geneva Medical School, Switzerland



President of the German Society for Social-Scientific Sex Research (DGSS)



Director, Information & Documentation, AIDS Center, Federal Health Office, Berlin



Co-Founder and General Secretary of the European Federation of Sexology (EFS)



Visiting Professor for sexology (Sexualwissenschaft), Humboldt University, Berlin



Founder and Director, Archive for Sexology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin


2001 - 2013

Retired from the Robert Koch-Institute and continued at Humboldt University, Berlin, as Director of his personally financed Magnus Hirschfeld Archive for Sexology



January: Wrote and made available the world’s first "open access" online course (MOOC) "Basic Human Sexual Anatomy and Physiology"



October: Invited opening speaker at the 10th anniversary of the China Sexology Association. At Beijing's Great Hall of the People, gave a live demonstration of his online courses, which were subsequently translated into Chinese.


2005 - 2007

Honorary Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong


2008 -2012

Honorary Professor, Family Institute, University of Hong Kong


2008 -
2014 -

Honorary Professor, American Academy of Clinical Sexologists (AACS)
Leaves the server of Humboldt University and continues his personally financed web site with a new logo on a private server under the name Archive for Sexology.  



Memberships and Honors
International Advisor, China Sex Museum, Tongli, China
Academic Advisor, Certificate in Sex Education Programme, University of Hong Kong
International Advisor, Asian Federation of Sexology (AFS)
Honorary Professor, Second People's Hospital, Fuyang, China
Member, International Academy of Sex Research (IASR)
Member, Akademie für Sexualmedizin
Fellow, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS)
President, German Society for Social-scientific Sex Research (DGSS), 1986-2002
Founding Member of the European Federation of Sexology (EFS), 1992
Secretary General, European Federation of Sexology (EFS), 1996-2002
Recipient, Gold Medal of the China Sexology Association (CSA)
Life Fellow, American Academy of Clinical Sexologists (AACS)
Honorary Member, Romanian Foundation for Democracy and Political Education
Recipient, Gold Medal of the World Association of Sexology (WAS)
Recipient, Medal of Sexology of the American Academy of Clinical Sexologists (AACS)
Recipient, Achievement Award and Gold Medal, European Federation of Sexology (EFS)
Recipient, Wilhelm von Humboldt Foundation Award
Field editor, Sexologies – Revue Européenne de Santé Sexuelle,
Member, Editorial Board, Sexus Journal 2015
Scientific Advisory Board, South Asia Centre for Human Sexuality, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Member, Scientific Advisory Board and the Board of the Professional Council
for Sexual Health Professionals, Academy for Sexology, Pretoria, South Africa
Honorary Member, Czech Sexological Society
Honorary doctorate - Doctor of Sexology (DS h.c.), Academy for Sexology, Pretoria, SA


  • 1983 - Co-Chairman (with R. Taylor Segraves) International Scientific Committee
    6th World Congress of Sexology, May 22-27, 1983, Washington D.C., USA
  • 1988 - Co-Organizer (with Rolf Gindorf)
    9th DGSS Congress, June 24-26, 1988, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 1990 - Co-Organizer (with Rolf Gindorf)
    10th DGSS Congress On Social Scientific Sex Research: 'Bisexualities', July 10-15, 1990, Reichstag, Berlin, Germany
  • 1992 - Co-Organizer (with K.F. Wessel and Rolf Gindorf)
    11th DGSS Congress, July 16-19, 1992, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
  • 1994 - Co-Organizer (with K.F. Wessel and Rolf Gindorf)
    12th DGSS Congress, August 19-21, 1994, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
  • 1997 - Co-Organizer (with K.F. Wessel and Rolf Gindorf)
    13th DGSS Congress, July 25 - 27, 1997, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
  • 2000 – Organizer 5th Congress of the European Federation of Sexology and 14th DGSS Congress, June 29 - July 2, 2000, Berlin, Germany



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Research Assistant (unpaid volunteer)  
   Gene G. Bernal, b. 1940

Education and Professional Experience
1968 ESL Teacher,  Adult Education, Manpower Training Center, Stockton, CA, USA
1969 – 1973 Teacher,  Patterson Unified School District, Patterson, CA, USA
1973-1996 Teacher and ESL Resource Teacher,  Modesto City Schools, Modesto, CA, USA
 2006-2012 Research Assistant,  Archive for Sexology, Humboldt University, Berlin
 2013 - Research Assistant,  Archive for Sexology, Freiburg Br.