David Halperin (born April 2, 1952) is an American theorist in the fields of gender studies, queer theory, critical theory, material culture and visual culture. Openly gay, he is the cofounder of ''''.
Halperin graduated from Oberlin College and went on to receive his PhD in Classics from Stanford University in 1980. He used the method of genealogy to figure out the history of homosexuality.
He is currently W. H. Auden Collegiate Professor of the History and Theory of Sexuality at the University of Michigan.
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