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LGBTQ Research Consortium

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Research Consortium was established to support cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholarship; to provide opportunities of collaborative research and grant writing across the colleges; to organize colloquia, lecture series and outreach events for disseminating research and scholarship; to establish national and international partnerships; and to foster network-building among academics, community members, and policy makers locally and nationally. The Consortium also will co-sponsor activities for examining and affirming LGBTQ lives, in conjunction with SafeZones and student groups.

Read about the LGBTQ-RC's history by former co-director Yetta Howard.

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LGBTQ Research Consortium logo designed by Christopher Duke

Faculty Highlight

Jeff BrownJeffrey Brown is an assistant professor in the department of counseling and school psychology where he primarily teaches courses in the school psychology graduate program. His research interests include investigating the impact of systems of discrimination on minoritized individuals and communities, particulary people of color and LGBTQ+ youth, and how identity may act as a protective factor.

Before SDSU, Jeff was a fellow at the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence where he led a study on attrition of minoritized individuals on AI teams, and was an assistant professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato where he is a licensed psychologist. Jeff received his Ph.D. in psychology from Tulane University and his B.A. in psychology from Yale University. He is originally from Kingston, Jamaica.