C. Sue Carter

C. Sue Carter

C. Sue Carter, PhD, Distinguished University Scientist at Indiana University, Bloomington, Executive Director Emerita of the Kinsey Institute, and Rudy Professor Emerita of Biology, formerly held professorships at the University of Maryland and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

She has authored more than 350 peer-reviewed publications and edited 5 books including: Attachment and Bonding: A New Synthesis.

Dr. Carter, the scientist who discovered the relationship between social behavior and oxytocin, studies the evolution of human sociality and the role of oxytocin pathways in promoting social bonding and overcoming fear and trauma.