Susan Stryker earned her Ph.D. in United States History from UC Berkeley, and later held a postdoctoral fellowship in Sexuality Studies at Stanford University. She has been a distinguished visiting faculty member at Harvard University, University...more

Administrative Assistant
Director of Development

B. Joseph Howell is a Tucson native and has been in fundraising for more than 9 years, working with health and human services charities in Southern Arizona.  With a B.S. in Hospitality...more

Program Coordinator

Kristen loves building community connections. As the program coordinator for the Institute, she is responsible for managing events and...more


Graduate Assistant for the Arizona Queer Archives

Alex Barksdale, also known as Alyx Trouble, is a first year PhD student in Gender and Women's Studies. They graduated from Rice University in 2011 with a B.A. in the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and a B.A. in Anthropology. They have...more

Graduate Assistant

Kate is responsible for coordinating the Institute's weekly Deep Dish Lunchtime Speaker Series and is deeply dedicated to promoting a queer re-visioning and re-ordering of the social world.  Kate is a PhD candidate in Gender and Women's Studies...more

Project Director/Archivist for the Arizona Queer Archives // Doctoral Candidate, Information Resources & Library Science and Gender & Women's Studies

Jamie A. Lee is a Doctoral Candidate in Information Resources and Library Science with a Gender & Women's Studies minor at the University or Arizona. Her proposed dissertation project, A Queer/ed Archival Methodology: Theorizing Practice...more