working for EQUITY for 

LGBT people, families, and communities in the US and African contexts. 

lgbt hEALTH AND rIGHTS IN aFRICAN cONTEXTS

PROJECTS

VUSNAPS

I have collaborative projects related to LGBT health, rights, policy, and organizing in Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Senegal.

LGBT Population Health and policy

sociologist. educator. thought leader. 

I am studying how LGBTQ populations, including older adults, students, and 18+ adults, are changing their social and sexual behaviors in response to Covid-19. 

With multiple coauthors, I examine the effects of LGBT-related policies on health and health disparities in the US.

Expert Testimony

CORONAVIRUS RESEARCH

This NIH-funded study examines health and aging among 50 to 76 year old LGBT adults living in  the US South.

I provide expert testimony for the court in asylum cases involving sexual and gender minority African nationals.

sociologist. EDUCATOR.thought leader.

vANDERBILT uNIVERSITY sOCIAL nETWORKS, aGING, and Policy Study (vu-snaps)