Heather Hoffmann (Psychology) gave the presidential address entitled “Situating Human Sexual Conditioning” at the annual meeting of the International Academy of Sex Research (IASR) in Malmö, Sweden on June 26. In attendance were three Knox alums–Katy Renfro ’11, who presented a poster entitled “The emergence of men’s and women’s autosexual experiences”, Victoria Klimaj ’13 who presented a poster entitled “Neural correlates of sexual response in bisexual women” and Flori Corpodean ’16 who presented a poster entitled “The effect of fear on conditioned sexual arousal in college-aged women.” Hoffmann will continue as a member of the IASR executive board for one more year in the role of past president.
Hoffman also gave a talk entitled “The Aroma of Sexual Arousal” at the Field Museum in Chicago on June 5. The talk was sponsored by the Women in Science program at the Field Museum as well as by Outfielders, a group of museum staff dedicated to prompting inclusion of all genders and sexual orientations. In attendance were Knox alums, Graham Troyer-Joy ’08, Victoria Klimaj ’13 and Flori Corpodean ’16 .