Alan holds an ARC Linkage with True (previously Family Planning Queensland) to investigate the use of vulgar comedy to reach young men with information about healthy sexual development.
He also is the recitpient of an ARC Discovery grant to reconcile conflicting academic data on the effects of pornography consumption.
He was co-editor of the Girlfriend Guide to Life and has published on:
● healthy sexual development;
● the effects of pornography on young people; and entertainment education for healthy sexuality
in journals including the Archives of Sexual Behaviour, the International Journal of Sexual Health, the Journal of Sex Research and Sex Education.