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LGBTQA Research Group


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The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning and Allies (LGBTQA) Research Group is a joint project of the Office of Faculty Development, the LGBT Center and the CWRU Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning and Allies (LGBTQA) Committee. This new interdisciplinary group of faculty, staff, and administrators focuses on scholarly endeavors and research projects and/or initiatives related to LGBTQ studies.

The LGBTQ Research Group meets the third Tuesday of each month for short presentations on current LGBTQ research on campus, guest speakers, and other topics of interest.

If you are interested in, or currently conducting research in LGBTQ studies, or diversity content areas related to LGBTQ studies, please consider participating. If you have questions contact either Amanda Shaffer, or Matthew Garrett, PhD, Co-Chair of the CWRU LGBTA Committee, at 216.368.2496. Email to join the email list for updates.

Goals for the LGBTQ Research Group

To Create Community
To provide support, networking and mentorship to those engaged with LGBTQ research or teaching.
To Support Research
To provide a means of developing potential research collaborations, share methodology, resources and information. Also as a means to solicit and provide feedback to colleagues on presentations, papers, research proposals, grants and so on.
To Develop Teaching
To provide information and resources on teaching and to encourage the development of nee LGBTQ curriculum, especially with respect to turning research into practice.
To Encourage Mentorship
Provide a means to support the Q-Grad group through mentoring or potentially involving students in LGBTQ research projects.