C. Sue Carter, PhD is Distinguished University Scientist and Director Emerita of the Kinsey Institute and Rudy Professor Emerita of Biology at Indiana University Bloomington and Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she co-directed the Brain-Body Center in the Department of Psychiatry.
Dr. Carter is past president of the International Behavioural Neuroscience Society and holds fellow status in that Society and in the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is a former recipient of a National Institute of Mental Health Research Scientist Award. She has authored more than 400 peer-reviewed publications and edited 5 books Dr. Carter is the scientist, who discovered the relationship between social behaviour and oxytocin. Her work examines how oxytocin pathways are at the centre of physiological systems that enable human sociality.