C. A. Tripp, Ph. D. (1919-2003) was a psychologist, writer, gay activist, and researcher for Dr. Alfred C. Kinsey. He was born in 1919 in Denton, Texas, USA, Tripp studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology, and was a Naval Veteran.
He went on to work with Alfred Kinsey at the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction in Bloomington, Indiana from 1948 to 1956. He earned a Ph.D. in Clinical psychology from New York University.