"I enjoy sharing my research with the public. I believe challenging homophobia, sexism, heterosexism, and monogamism will help improve standards of equality for everyone."


Dr. Eric Anderson is a professor of sociology, masculinities, and sexuality at the University of Winchester and serves as Chief Science Officer for AshleyMadison.com. He holds four degrees, has published 12 books, over 50 academic articles, and is regularly featured in international television, print and digital media. His research is recognized for excellence by the Academy of Social Sciences.

Dr. Anderson’s findings show a decline in cultural homophobia and softening of masculinities; increased recognition of bisexuality; greater acceptance of heterosexual men kissing; inclusive attitudes towards openly gay athletes; and positive aspects of non-monogamous relationships. Dr. Anderson also writes about sport psychology, distance running and the social problems of organized team sports.

He is available for consultancy, training, speaking, and media requests.