Elizabeth (Libby) Sharrow

Associate Professor of History and Public Policy · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Libby Sharrow examines the ways public policy has shaped understandings of gender, race, sexuality, disability and class in U.S. politics.

History of Title IX Politics of Sport Transgender Athletes Politics of Sex and Gender Public Policy and Disability

Genny Beemyn

Director of The Stonewall Center · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Genny Beemyn is an expert on the lives of transgender college students and on trans-inclusive policies and practices on college campuses.

LGBTQ Equality Transgender Issues Trans Youth Transgender Mental Health Transgender Law and Policy

Hui Liu

Assistant Professor of Sociology · Michigan State University

Hui Liu is an expert in the relationship between health and relationships, including marriage, divorce, and ethnic minorities.

Aging Marriage Health Family Medicine

Debbie Cannon

LGBTQ Policy advisor - Transgender Expert · Debbie Cannon

LGBTQ Expert/Policy Advisor, Diversity Role Model, Freelance writer, Motivational Speaker

Lgbtq Issues Lgbtq Awareness Transgender Lesbian Issues Feminisms and Gender Studies

Debra W Soh, PhD

Sex science journalist & Playboy.com columnist · Self-employed

Columnist for Playboy.com. Bylines: Harper's, the Wall Street Journal, the LA Times, the Globe and Mail, Scientific American & more.

paraphilias (unusual sexual interests) furries transgender children gender dysphoria in children neuroscience of gender identity

Cameron Awkward-Rich

Associate Professor in the Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies Program · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Cameron Awkward-Rich is a poet and a scholar of trans theory/expressive culture.

Trans Theory Trans Expressive Culture Trans/Feminist/Queer Theory and Methods Disability Studies Contemporary American Literature

Dara Parker

Vice-President, Grants & Community Initiatives · Vancouver Foundation

A nonprofit executive who is helping shift the sector from charity to justice.

Nonprofit Leadership Nonprofit Management Gender Lgbtq Issues Diversity and Inclusion

Sarah Teetzel

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management · University of Manitoba

Dr. Sarah Teetzel’s research focuses on applied ethical issues in sport with emphasis on the intersection of rules and values.

Gender in sport Doping and drug testing in sport Olympic studies Philosophy and ethics of sport

Alayne "Mimi" Ormerod, Ph.D.

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Racial/Ethnic harassment, sexual harassment, and discrimination in the schools, workplace, and military; Sexual violence

Research Methods Psychometric Theory Research in Psychotherapy Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in the Schools, Workplace, and Military Sexual Violence

Emily Fisher

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Counseling Children & Adolescents School Supports for LGBTQ Youth Positive Psychology Solution-Focused Brief Counseling Multicultural Counseling

Christina DeJong

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Dr. DeJong can discuss gender, sexuality and crime; violence against women; sexual assault; genocide; and other criminal justice issues.

Gender, Sexuality, and Justice Genocide Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Hate Crimes Violence Against Women

Gabriele Magni

Associate Professor and Chair of Political Science and International Relations · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

M.V. Lee Badgett

Professor of Economics · University of Massachusetts Amherst

M. V. Lee Badgett is one of the world’s leading experts on the economics of same-sex marriage.

Economics of Sexual Orientation and Same-Sex Marriage Gay Marriage LGBT Inclusion Labor Economics Same-sex Couples

Helen Chang

Visiting Professor · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: changhel@uchastings.edu / Office 384-200

Heather McCauley

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Heather McCauley is an expert in the prevention of sexual violence, intimate partner violence, and reproductive coercion.

Sexual Violence Gender and Sexuality Intimate Partner Violence LGBTQ Studies Public Health

Tony Smith

Professor of Political Science and Law · UC Irvine

Tony Smith’s knowledge of politics includes Constitutional Law, the U.S. Supreme Court and election law.

Political Science International Law Legal Institutions US Politics Comparative Law

Lisa Loutzenheiser

Associate Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy · University of British Columbia

Lisa Loutzenheiser's research is focused on the educational experiences of marginalized youth.

Youth and Education Qualitative Methods Sociology of Education Anthropology of Education Queer Theory

Betty Jo Barrett

Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies Program · University of Windsor

Research specialization: Gender Based Violence

Gender based violence Violence against women and children Domestic violence in LGBTQ2A+ communities Domestic violence against women Domestic violence and animal abuse

Erin Westgate

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Erin Westgate studies boredom, interest, and thinking (...and why it's so hard for so many people).

Happiness Boredom Emotion Social Psychology Social Cognition

Chaya Crowder

Assistant Professor of Political Science & International Relations · Loyola Marymount University

Chaya Crowder is an expert in political behavior, race and ethnicity politics, social media and American politics.

American Politics Race and Politics Political Science Political Behavior Social Media