Current Research Projects

If you are interested in more information about any of our ongoing research projects, or possibly participating in said projects as a subject, please contact Please specify which study and what information you an inquiring about. If you are interested in becoming a Research Assistant, please check our Volunteer Opportunities and Intern Opportunities.

Hypersexuality Study (Funded)
Current Status: Analyzing qualitative data to more thoroughly explore what hypersexuality is, how it is experienced by different people, and the subjective experience of participants.
Research Affiliate: Dave Holmes

Kink Identity and Sexuality Study (KISS Project)
Current status: Analyzing data from 72 lengthy interviews, preparing to collect interviews in Round 2 of data collection. Currently analyzing data from Round 1, focusing on early or first experiences of kink and relation to current kink identity structure. Looking for research assistants.
Research Affiliate: Richard Sprott

A National Survey of the Health and Healthcare Needs of Patients with Non-Traditional Sexual Practices
Current status: Preparing for an international version for late 2019 or early 2020.  Analyzing quantitative and qualitative data from over 1,400 anonymous surveys completed in 2016. Looking for research assistants.
Research Affiliate: Richard Sprott

Incel Mass Murder Project
Current status: Data collection. This project seeks to identify important behavioral science features that, as a constellation of factors, may be unique to involuntary celibate (incel) mass murder offenders.
Research Affiliate: DJ Williams

Various Projects: BDSM, Body Modification, Sexual Consent, Homosexuality & Religion
Current Status: Various stages for each.
Research Affiliate: Jeremy Thomas

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