Psychology of Human SexualitySemester Course

Psychology of Human Sexuality, Semester Course
Major Discipline(s)
Gender Studies, Human Development, Psychology
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course deals with issues related to human sexuality, emphasizing the psychological perspective. Prevailing sexual norms in Western society and how these norms originated are considered. Examples of topics range from gender and transgender issues to fetishes and paraphilias, as well as sexual development, sexual disorders, and sex therapy. Develop a greater awareness of your own sexuality and the sexuality of others.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Pre-Medicine / Health Science


Debra Marie Quackenbush

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology, University of Utah, 1996). Licensed to practice in both the U.S. and Denmark. Certified group psychotherapist. Research interests include cyber-relations and human sexuality. Recently worked for the renowned Menninger Clinic in Houston, Texas, where she specialized in psychotherapeutic testing and intervention for high achieving professionals with severe mental illness. Currently working at private practice in Copenhagen. Find out more on her website: With DIS since 2013.

Sarah DiMuccio

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Ph.D. in Social Psychology from New York University in 2021. Research focused on understanding manhood and masculinity norms in various contexts (e.g. culturally, politically). Previously Director of Research at Catalyst (2019-2023) where I carried out research to understand the barriers to men's engagement with gender equity in the workplace. Currently a freelance consultant for Mannaz. With DIS since January 2024.

Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Child Development and Diversity, Sarah DiMuccio

Liv Friberg

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

BS Midwife, Professionshøjskolen Metropol, Copenhagen, 2009 MA Philosophy and Gender studies, Copenhagen University, 2014 Currently studying MA Sexology, Malmö University, Sweden. StorkKlinik (midwife)2009-2020 Reden International (coordinator) 2015-2016 Klinik Hedegaard (midwife) 2018-2023 Jordemoderhuset (midwife) 2020-present UngMod 24-7 Herning (sexologist) 2021-present Checkpoint/Copenhagen (counsellor/tester) 2022-present Sexologiskolen (lecturer/teacher) 2022-present. With DIS since 2022.

S&H Liv Friberg