Fifty years in sex research, 1961 -
Reed College; Portland OR; 1959-
University of Arizona; Tucson AZ 85721; 1961-
Indiana University; Bloomington IN 47401; 1966-
University of Texas; Austin TX 78712; 1968-
Research Assistant, Institute for Sex Research, Inc., Indiana University, 1966-
Research Associate, Department of Anthropology, University of Texas, 1969-
Instructor, Department of Anthropology and Division of Extension, University of
Staff Anthropologist, Public Health Service project, "Cross-
Research Assistant, Institute for Sex Research, Inc., Indiana University, 1966-
Senior Data Analyst (1968-
(c) Grants and projects:
Travel grants, Institute for Sex Research, 1966-
Travel grants, Department of Anthropology, Indiana University, 1967-
Travel grants, Graduate School, University of Texas, 1969.
Director, "Study of an Ad-
Director, Principal Investigator, "Study of Mass Media Erotica," Commission on Obscenity
and Pornography, 1969-
Associate Editor, Newsletter, Society for the Scientific Study of Sex, 1969-
Reader, Journal of Popular Culture, 1969-
Reader, Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality, 1970-
Consultant, Interdisciplinary Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, University
of Arizona and (Phoenix AZ) Veteran's Administration, 1970-
Consultant, Research and Development Center for Teacher Education, University of Texas, 1972.
Counselor, voluntary ad-
Instructor, Texas (Student) Union, non-
Study Group Coordinator, Mathews Community School, Austin TX, 1976-
Associate Editor, Nusletter, Childhood Sensuality Circle, 1982-
Member, Board of Directors, National Coalition of Independent Scholars, 1999-
Secretary, National Coalition of Independent Scholars, 2001-
Editorial Board/Reader, Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas, 2002-
Book Review Editor, National Coalition of Independent Scholars, 2006-
Database Manager, National Coalition of Independent Scholars, 2006-
Webmaster, American Studies Association of Texas, 2012-
Treasurer, National Coalition of Independent Scholars, 2013-
National Coalition of Independent Scholars
American Studies Association of Texas
Presented papers and lectures:
1965a The hasher: a study of role conflict. Social psychology section, Southwestern Psychological Association.
1965b Anthropological comments on ethical relativism. Arizona Conference on Philosophy (solicited).
1967 The ethnography of male homosexual relationships. Social anthropology section, Central States Anthropological Society.
1968a Aspects of homosexual friendships. Social anthropology section, Southern Anthropological Society.
1968b Homosexuality. Symposium on Sex and Morality, Illinois State University (solicited).
1968c Pornography. Symposium on Sex and Morality, Illinois State University (solicited).
1968d Anthropology and sex research. Methods section, Central States Anthropological Society.
1969a A case of subcultural socialization. Social Anthropology section, Southern Anthropological Society.
1969b Aspects of homosexual promiscuity. Clinical Psychology section, Southwestern Psychology Association.
1969c Sex and love in the romance magazines. Mass media section, American Association for Public Opinion Research.
1971a Social ecology in a Mexican prostitute community. Section on Mexico, Southwestern Anthropological Association.
1971b Processes in the production of popular culture. American Culture section, Southwestern Anthropological Association.
1985 The politics of sex research. Cornell University (solicited).
1987a Sexual minorities as social movements. Human Sexuality section, Southwestern Social Science Association (solicited).
1987b Moral panic and sex research. Special panel, Society for the Scientific Study of Sex, Eastern region (solicited).
1998a Sources of reaction to child pornography. Child pornography panel, World Conference on Pornography.
1998b Disappearing and abducted children in 1980s Texas. Politics of Place in Contemporary Texas session, Texas American Studies Association.
1999 Sex research and sex law: a return to antagonism. Criminal Justice and Criminology section, Western Social Science Association.
2000a When good monsters go bad: the domestication of horror. Horror panel, Southwest/Texas American Culture/Popular Culture Association.
2000b Power and negotiation in adult-
2000c As seen on teevee: history as entertainment. Media panel, American Studies Association of Texas.
2001 A Study of Hispanic widowhood: implications for American studies. American Studies Association of Texas.
2002 Hoping for a Past: Nostalgia and the American child. American Studies Association of Texas.
2004a Questioning Independents: findings from the NCIS questionnaire. National Coalition of Independent Scholars (solicited).
2004b Smiley Burnette was a hep cat. American Studies Association of Texas.
2004c Git along lil...creatures: horror, sci fi, and other elements in B-
2006 Surface thoughts on the deep web: search engine resources. National Coalition of Independent Scholars.
Publications (articles; book chapters):
1966a The hasher: a study of role conflict. Social Forces 44(4):505-
O'Brian, R., Schrag, C., and Martin, W. (eds.)
1969 Readings in General Sociology [4th ed]. Boston: Houghton-
Baali, F. and Bryant, C. (eds.)
1970 Sociology and the Student: Selected Readings. Chicago: Rand McNally.
1983 Social Roles: Conformity, Conflict, and Creativity. Beverley Hills CA: Sage.
1966b Homosexuality as a subject of anthropological inquiry. Anthropological Quarterly
1968 The ethnography of male homosexual relationships. Journal of Sex Research
Bell, R. and Gordon, M. (eds.)
1972 The Social Dimension of Human Sexuality. Boston: Little, Brown.
Ruitenbeek, H. (ed.)
1973 Homosexuality: A Changing Picture. London: Souvenir Press.
Weinberg, M. (ed.)
1978 Sex Research: Studies From The Kinsey Institute. New York: Oxford.
1969a Pornography: a false issue. Psychiatric Opinion 6(1):10-
1969b The homosexual's language. Journal of Sex Research 5(4):281-
1970a Love and sex in the romance magazines. Journal of Popular Culture 4(2):398-
Huebel, H. (ed.)
1972 Things in the Driver's Seat: Readings in Popular Culture. Chicago: Rand McNally.
Lewis, G. (ed.)
1972 Side Saddle on the Golden Calf: Social Structure and Popular Culture in America. Santa Monica: Goodyear.
Nachbar, J., Weiser, D., and Wright, J. (eds.)
1978 The Popular Culture Reader. Bowling Green, OH: Popular Press [1st edition].
1970b A study of mass media erotica: the romance or confession magazine. Technical
Reports of the Commission on Obscenity and Pornography 9:99-
1971 Sex and sex information in romance magazines. Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality
1972a Dynamics in the uses of erotica. Adolescence 7:233-
1972b Process in the production of popular culture. Journal of Popular Culture
1973 Homosexual humor. Sexual Behavior 3(3):25-
1982 Sharing the Good News: the evangelical tract. Journal of American Culture
1984 Breaking the taboo of sex and adolescence: children, sex, and the media,
in: Forbidden Fruits: Taboos and Tabooism in Culture (R. Browne, ed.); pp. 111-
1998 Sources of reaction to “child pornography,” in: Porn 101: Eroticism, Pornography,
and the First Amendment (J. Elias, et al., eds); pp.527-
2006 Surface thoughts on the Deep Web. The Independent Scholar 20(2-
2009 Interviews and personal journeys: contingencies on writing. Issues in Writing
1969 Sex and love in the romance magazines [summary]. Public Opinion Quarterly
1970a Homosexual mannerisms. Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality 4(9):135 (solicited).
1970b Social class and sexual dysfunction. Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality 4(10):170 (solicited).
1971a The content of stag films. Sexology 37(8):24-
1971b Homosexual solicitation. Sexual Behavior 1(1):49 (solicited).
1971c Are homosexuals really hypersexual? Sexology 38(3):24-
1972 Comment on "Male prostitution" by Martin Hoffman. Sexual Behavior 2(8):20 (solicited).
1978 Book review, Homosexualities, by A. Bell and M. Weinberg. GALA Review 1(7):18-
1987 On having one's research seized. Journal of Sex Research 23(3):408-
Miller, J. M. and R. Tewksbury (eds.)
2001 Extreme Methods: Innovative Approaches to Social Science Research. Boston:
Allyn & Beacon; pp. 209-
1990 Independent scholars vis-
2004 NCIS survey of Members. The Independent Scholar 18(3):12.
2005 Free web-
2006 Book review, Self-
2007 Book review, Midnight [fiction], by Steven C. Levi. The Independent Scholar 21(2):31.
2008 Book review, Contemporary Feminist Crime Fiction, by Rosemary Erickson Johnsen. The Independent Scholar 22(4):17.
2009a “Dust” [fiction]. Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas 39:77-
2009b Book review, Nazi Films in America, 1933-
2010 Book review, The Female Complaint: The Unfinished Business of Sentimentality in American Culture, by Lauren Berlant. Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas (41):45.
2012 Book review, Gay Latino Studies: A Critical Reader, edited by Michael Hames-
n.d. Comment on "Sex and social values in `soap operas'" by J. Sullivan. Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality: in press (solicited).
n.d. The married homosexual. Sexology: in press (solicited).
1983 Some Homosexual Men. Austin, TX: Sonenschein.
1998a Pedophiles on Parade, Vol. 1: The Monster in the Media. San Antonio, TX: Sonenschein.
1998b Pedophiles on Parade, Vol. 2: Popular Imagery of Moral Hysteria. San Antonio, TX: Sonenschein.
2004 Independent Together: The 2004 Membership Survey. Berkeley, CA: National Coalition of Independent Scholars.
Taped lecture series:
1974 Male Homosexual Involvements. Behavioral Sciences Tape Library (solicited).
Unpublished circulated manuscripts:
1964 The homosexual's language.
1965 The teaching of anthropology.
1966a Typology of homosexual relations: working paper.
1966b A homosexual glossary.
1967 The concept of the subculture.
1968 Notes on the coping value of friendship.
1969 Sexology or anthropology?
1979 Children's hate mail.
1980a A survey of scientists.
1980b Notes on evangelical folklore.
1968 Patterns of Male Homosexual Friendships. Directed by David Bidney; Department of Anthropology and Institute for Sex Research, Indiana University.
Courses taught (college, undergraduate):
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology.
Anthropology of Contemporary North America.
Culture and Personality.
American: Tucson AZ; Bloomington IN; Indianapolis IN; Austin TX; Chicago IL.
Foreign: Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.