Professional Experience

2014 – now: Professor (University of Leuven)

2014 – now : Senior Research Fellow (Kinsey Institute)

2011 – 2014: Senior Scientist (Kinsey Institute)

2004 – 2014: Director of Education & Research Training (Kinsey Institute)

1999 – 2011: Associate Scientist (Kinsey Institute)

1995 – 1999: Assistant Scientist (Kinsey Institute)

Expertise and Research Interests

– Sexual Psychophysiology

– Sexuality and Relationships

– Sexual Violence

– Risky Sexual Behavior

– Hypersexuality

– Sexual Dysfunction

Selected Publications

  • Janssen, E., Prause, N., Swinburne Romine, R., Raymond, N., MacDonald III, A., Coleman, E., & Miner, M. (2020). Sexual responsivity and the effects of negative mood on sexual arousal in hypersexual men who have sex with men (MSM). Journal of Sexual Medicine. j.jsxm.2020.05.005
  • Samson, L., & Janssen, E. (2014). Sexual and affective responses to same- and opposite-sex stimuli in heterosexual and homosexual men: Assessment and manipulation of visual attention. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 43, 917-930. (IASR Best Student Manuscript Award)
  • Janssen, E., Vorst, H., Finn, P., & Bancroft, J. (2002). The Sexual Inhibition (SIS) and Sexual Excitation (SES) Scales: I. Measuring sexual inhibition and excitation proneness in men. Journal of Sex Research, 39, 114-126. (Hugo Beigel Award)
  • Janssen, E., Everaerd, W., Spiering, M., & Janssen, J. (2000). Automatic processes and the appraisal of sexual stimuli: Toward an information processing model of sexual arousal. Journal of Sex Research, 37, 8-23. (Hugo Beigel Award)
  • Bancroft, J. & Janssen, E. (2000). The dual control model of male sexual response: A theoretical approach to centrally mediated erectile dysfunction. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 24, 571-579.