LGBTQ Research Fellowship Program

The ONE Archives Foundation is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the LGBTQ Research Fellowship. Following a competitive selection process, 14 scholars from across the country will receive stipends of up to $1,500 to conduct research at ONE Archives at the USC Libraries.

The 2019 LGBTQ Research Fellows and their topics are:

Kathryn Rose Alexander – Queer Country Cultures: Country Western Dance and Rodeo

J. Seth Anderson – The Persistence of Conversion Therapy: Progressive Era Origins and the Creation of Ideal Citizens, 1900-1973

Jamal Batts – Immoral Panics: Black Queer Aesthetics and the Construction of Risk

Aiden Bettine – The Queer Archival Impulse across the U.S.: Community Archiving from Gay Liberation to the AIDS Epidemic

Salonee Bhaman – The Borders of Care: Immigration, Welfare, and Intimacy in the Era of AIDS

John Carranza – Explaining Sex: Sex Education, Normalization, and Disability in the United States from the 1960s to the 1990s

Eric Denby – LGBTQ Youth Organizing from 1965 to 1985

Emmett Harsin Drager – “To Be Seen: Transsexuals and the Gender Clinics”

Alexis Heller – ON OUR BACKS: The Revolutionary Art of Queer Sex Work

Emily Hobson – AIDS and Abolition: Activism Against the Epidemic in Prisons

Stacy Macias – Disappeared Spheres: Circling the Greater East Los Angeles Latina Lesbian Bar Orbit

Lindsay Mattock – Mapping the Queer Archival Impulse: Tracing the Origins of the International Association of Lesbian and Gay Archives and Libraries

Austin Rodenbiker – Inside the Mirror Balloon

Nick Simko – Researching Images of the LGBTQ Community from the 1960s to the 1990s

Fellows are invited to conduct research between May 2019 and December 2019. Desired outcomes include scholarly writings, publications, and media and art projects. Fellows receive up to $1,500 to support their research. Each fellow is required to write a blog post or report of approximately 500 words about the project and work completed at ONE Archives at the USC Libraries by the end of the award period. This text and accompanying images may be published by the ONE Archives Foundation, Inc. and ONE Archives at the USC Libraries.

Please check back for more information and announcements regarding the 2019-2020 LGBTQ Research Fellowship Program. To learn about the 2018 LGBTQ Research Fellows, please click here.