Hyde recognized for distinguished service to the Society for Scientific Study of Sexuality

Professor Janet Shibley Hyde

On November 20, 2021, the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality presented its Distinguished Service to SSSS Award to Professor Janet Shibley Hyde. Hyde is the Helen Thompson Woolley Professor of Psychology and Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She has taught an undergraduate human sexuality course since 1975, and is the author of two textbooks: Understanding Human Sexuality (14th ed., McGraw-Hill) and The Psychology of Women and Gender: Half the Human Experience+ (10th ed., SAGE). The author of more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific papers, she is perhaps best known for her Gender Similarities Hypothesis and work on gender differences in sexuality. Her service to SSSS includes terms on the Board of Directors, membership on the editorial board of the Journal of Sex Research, and a term as president-elect, president, and past-president of the Society.

Congratulations, Professor Hyde!