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

lgbt hEALTH AND rIGHTS IN aFRICAN cONTEXTS

I have several long-term projects related to LGBT health, rights, policy, and organizing in Malawi, 

Mozambique, Nigeria, and Senegal.

LGBT Population Health and policy

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

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

Expert Testimony

sociologist. EDUCATOR.thought leader.

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

CORONAVIRUS RESEARCH

sociologist. educator. thought leader. 

PROJECTS

VUSNAPS

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. 

working FOR THE

MEANINGFUL INCLUSION OF

LGBTQ people, families, and communities in

RESEARCH AND POLICY.