Colleen Hoff

Professor

Contact Information

Phone: 
(415) 817-4525

Office Information: 

Building: 
HSS 377
Room Number: 
Office hours are by appointment

Biography

Colleen Hoff, PhD, a Clinical Psychologist is a Professor of Sexuality Studies and Director of the Center for Research and Education on Gender and Sexuality. Professor Hoff has worked extensively in the field of HIV Prevention by developing and implementing community level, social network, group and individual intervention trials aimed at reducing sexual risk among gay men. She was a co-investigator on two different studies aimed at promoting female condom use among sexually active women in the Bay Area. Professor Hoff is currently the Principal Investigator of a large scale couples study that focuses on agreements gay male couples make about sex with outside partners. Her particular interest is in the nuances of the negotiations and what factors support and hinder safety from HIV. Professor Hoff is also an AASECT certified sex therapist and keeps a small private practice where she works with couples and individuals facing sexual problems. Professor Hoff has published several journal articles presented findings at several professional conferences in the area of AIDS prevention and sexual health.

Research Interests

HIV Prevention by developing and implementing community level, social network, group and individual intervention trials aimed at reducing sexual risk among gay men

Department

  • Sexuality Studies

Selected Articles