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LGBTQ Research Group

LGBTQ Research Group


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 LGBTQA studies.

The LGBTQ Research Group meets for short presentations on current LGBTQA research on campus, guest speakers, and other topics of interest.

Goals for the LGBTQA Research Group

To Create Community
To provide support, networking and mentorship to those engaged with LGBTQA 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 LGBTQA 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 LGBTQA research projects.

Contact Us

If you are interested in, or currently conducting research in LGBTQA studies, or diversity content areas related to LGBTQA studies, please consider participating. If you have questions contact either Sarah de Swart, or Amy Przeworski. Email to join the email list for updates.

Sarah de Swart 

Amy Przeworski
216.368.LGBT (5428)

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