Current TSI Faculty

TSI Faculty

Frank Galarte *
phone:
(520) 621-7338

Bio: Francisco J. Galarte is an Assistant Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Arizona where he teaches courses in Chicanx/Latinx Studies and transgender studies. His most recent articles have appeared in publications...more

Office:
Women's Studies Building
Eva Hayward
Assistant Professor in Gender & Women's Studies

Eva Hayward is an Assistant Professor in Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Arizona, Tucson. She has taught at the University of California, Santa Cruz, the University of New Mexico, Uppsala University (Sweden), Duke University...more

Office:
Women's Studies Building
Dr. Yv E. Nay
SNSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow 2018-2019

Yv E. Nay is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Transgender Studies Initiative at the Institute for LGBT Studies and at the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona. They hold a PhD in Sociology from the...more

Z Nicolazzo
Assistant Professor, Educational Policy Studies & Practice
phone:
520-621-4686

Z Nicolazzo (Ph.D., Student Affairs in Higher Education, Miami University) specializes in tracing discourses of gender in educational contexts, with a particular emphasis on how these discourses mediate the lives of transgender...more

Eric Plemons
phone:
(520) 621-2585

Eric Plemons is a medical anthropologist whose research focuses on the politics and practice of transgender medicine and surgery. His first book, The Look of a Woman: facial feminization surgery and the aims of trans- medicine (2017, Duke...more

Office:
Haury Anthropology Building
Max Strassfeld
phone:
(520) 621-0653

Max Strassfeld received his PhD in Religious Studies from Stanford University. He was a Frankel Fellow at the University of Michigan and is currently an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Classics at the University of...more

Office:
Learning Services Building
Susan Stryker Ph.D.

Susan Stryker is an award-winning scholar and filmmaker whose historical research, theoretical writing, and creative works have helped shape the cultural conversation on transgender topics since the early 1990s. Dr. Stryker...more

Office:
Women's Studies Building
TC Tolbert
phone:
423-443-2421

TC Tolbert often identifies as a trans and genderqueer feminist, collaborator, dancer, and poet but really s/he’s just a human in love with humans doing human things.

TC earned his MFA in Poetry from the...more

Russell Toomey
phone:
(520) 621-1132

Russ Toomey, Associate Professor of Family Studies and Human Development, was born in Belpre, Ohio. He received his B.S. in Child and Family Studies from Ohio University, a M.A. in Family Studies from Kent State University, and...more

Office:
McClelland Park Building