Meet the 2018 LGBTQ Research Fellows

The ONE Archives Foundation received 60 applications for the inaugural year of the LGBTQ Research Fellowship Program, which offers limited-term research fellowships to support scholars engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independent research conducted at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the University of Southern California (USC) Libraries.

We invite you to learn more about the 2018 LGBTQ Research Fellows and their topics below.

2018 Fellows

  • Chris Babits To Cure a Sinful Nation: “Conversion Therapy” and the Making of Modern America, 1920 to Today
  • Leia K. Cain LGBTQ+ Primary Sources in Teacher Education Study
  • René Esparza Latinx ACT UP: Queer Chicana/o and Puerto Rican Transnational AIDS Activism
  • Yetta Howard Rated RX: Sheree Rose with and after Bob Flanagan
  • Nora Kassner A Woman in the House: LGBTQ Parents in the American Welfare State, 1964-2015
  • Abram J. Lewis The Falling Dream: Unreason and Enchantment in the Gay Liberation Movement
  • Kate Litterer Lisa Ben, Lesbian: Queering Rhetorical Circulation
  • Kevin Quin Queer Visions of the Black Past: Black Gay and Lesbian Cultural Politics, 1970-1989
  • Eric Wat Angels of the Epidemic: An Oral History of Asian & Pacific Islander AIDS Activism in Los Angeles