Jesse Bering

Jesse BeringJesse Bering began his career as a psychology professor at the University of Arkansas and is the former director of the Institute of Cognition and Culture at Queen’s University Belfast. In 2011, he left his academic post and returned to the U.S. to write full time, settling in Ithaca, New York with his partner, Juan Quiles, along with their kindly, obese cat and two pathologically friendly border terriers. Notable for his frank and humorous handling of controversial issues, especially those dealing with sex, evolution, religion, and morality, Bering is a regular contributor to Scientific American and Slate, and has written for many other outlets, including New York Magazine, The New Republic, and DiscoverJesse Bering joined Life Elsewhere for our Perverted Edition, where he talked about his latest book,  Perv: The Sexual Deviant In All Of Us and how the word “Pervert” has changed from it’s original meaning. Jesse Bering joined Life Elsewhere again to discuss, “Who’s Afraid Of Homo Eroticism?” He is currently Associate Professor of Science Communication at the University of Otago, New Zealand and has a new column at Playboy.com

     

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