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Bibliography of Indiana University History

Alfred Kinsey


Brinkman. D. (1971). Dr. Alfred C. Kinsey And The Press: Historical Case Study Of The Relationship Of The Mass Media And A Pioneering Behavioral Scientist (Order No. 7209964). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (302631504). 

Chubb, C. J. (1990). A feminist analysis of Kinsey's research in female sexual behavior (Order No. 9101950). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (303884941). 

Drucker, D. J. (2008). Creating the Kinsey reports: Intellectual and methodological influences on Alfred Kinsey's sex research, 1919–1953 (Order No. 3337276). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (288428333). 

Graham, L. S. (1965). An Examiniation and Analysis of the Relevance of the Chistian Ethic of Sex with Respect to Premarital Sexual Intercourse: An Inquiry Based on the Thought of Reinhold Niebuhr and Emil Brunner in View of the Findings of Alfred Kinsey and Margaret Mead (Order No. 6511327). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (302174361). 

Reumann, M. G. (1998). American sexual character in the age of Kinsey, 1946-1964 (Order No. 9830524). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (304426949).                          

Journal Articles

Adamson, M. H., P.A. Buchanan, J. Capshew, N. Murray, N. Wake “Kinsey’s Biographers: A  Historiographical Reconnaissance,” Journal of the History of Sexuality 12, 465-486, 2003.

Alfred c. Kinsey, Sc.D. (1956). The British Medical Journal, 2 (4991), 555–555. 

Allyn, D. (1996). "Private acts/public policy: Alfred Kinsey, the American law institute and the privatization of American sexual morality." Journal of American Studies, 30(3), 405-428.        

Bullough, V. (1998). "Alfred Kinsey and the Kinsey report: Historical overview and lasting contributions." The Journal of Sex Research, 35(2), 127-131. 

Coffin, J. (2010). "Beauvoir, Kinsey, and mid-century sex." French Politics, Culture & Society, 28(2), 18-37. 

Churchill, F. (2002). "The evolutionary ethics of Alfred C. Kinsey." History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 24(3/4), 391-411. 

Drucker, Donna J. “Building for a Life-time of Research”: Letters of Alfred Kinsey and Ralph Voris." Indiana Magazine of History 106, no. 1 (2010): 71-101. doi:10.5378/indimagahist.106.1.0071.

Drucker, D. (2013). "Keying desire: Alfred Kinsey's use of punched-card machines for sex research." Journal of the History of Sexuality, 22(1), 105-125. 

Drucker, Donna J. "A Noble Experiment": The Marriage Course at Indiana University, 1938–1940." Indiana Magazine of History 103, no.3 (2007): 231-64.             

Griffith, R. (2008). "The religious encounters of Alfred C. Kinsey." The Journal of American History, 95(2), 349-377. doi:10.2307/25095622

Holden, C. (1992). "Kinsey institute director sues Indiana University." Science, 256(5055), 304-304. 

Kirby, M. (2007). "Sexuality and global forces: Dr. Alfred Kinsey and the supreme court of the United States." Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, 14(2), 485-508. doi:10.2979/gls.2007.14.2.485

Kissack, T. (2000). "Alfred Kinsey and homosexuality." '50s. Journal of the History of Sexuality, 9(4), 474-491. 

Martone, M., Kinsey, A. (1979). "Alfred Kinsey, alone after an interview, dreams of Indiana." The Iowa Review, 10(1), 33-37.

Stevens, Kenneth R. "United States v. 31 Photographs: Dr. Alfred C. Kinsey and Obscenity Law." Indiana Magazine of History 71, no. 4 (1975): 299-318.            

Williams, L. (2005). Kinsey. Film Quarterly, 58(3), 43-47. 


Allen, Judith A., Hallimeda E. Allinson, Andrew Clark-Huckstep, Brandon J. Hill, Stephanie A. Sanders, and Liana Zhou. The Kinsey Institute: The First Seventy Years. Bloomington, IN: IU Press Well House Books, 2017.

Christenson, Cornelia V. Kinsey: A Biography. Bloomington. IN: Indiana University Press, 1971.

Drucker, D. J. (2014). The classification of sex: Alfred Kinsey and the organization of knowledge. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Hagarty, Peter. Gentlemen’s Disagreement: A Gentlemen's Disagreement: Alfred Kinsey, Lewis Terman, and the Sexual Politics of Smart Men. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. 

Hardey-Galthorne, J. (2000). Kinsey: sex the measure of all things. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Kinsey, A. C. (1953). Sexual behavior in the human female. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Kinsey, A. C. (1948). Sexual behavior in the human male. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Jones, J. H. (2004). Alfred C. Kinsey: A public/private life. New York City, NY: W. W. Norton and Company.

Pauly, P. J. (2000). Biologists and the promise of American life: From Meriwether Lewis to Alfred Kinsey. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Reisman, J. A., & Ray, E. V. (1998). Kinsey: Crimes and consequences the red queen and the grand scheme. WND Books.

Reisman, J. A., & Eichel, E. W. (1990). Kinsey, sex and fraud: The indoctrination of a people. Lafeyette, LA: Lochinvar Huntington House

Reisman, J. (2010). Sexual sabotage: How one mad scientist unleashed a plague of corruption and contagion on america. WND Books.

Reumann, M. G. (2005). American sexual character: Sex, gender, and national identity in the Kinsey reports. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Robinson, P. A. (1976). The modernization of sex: Havelock Ellis, Alfred Kinsey, William Masters, and Virginia Johnson. New York City, NY: Harper & Row.

Suresha, R. (2015). Bisexual perspectives on the life and work of Alfred C. Kinsey. New York City, NY: Routledge.