LGBTQ Research Fellowship Program

Applications for the LGBTQ Research Fellowship are not being accepted at this time. Please check back for updates.

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
    Kathryn Rose Alexander Queer Country Cultures: Country Western Dance and Rodeo
  • J. Seth Anderson
    J. Seth Anderson The Persistence of Conversion Therapy: Progressive Era Origins and the Creation of Ideal Citizens, 1900-1973
  • Jamal Batts
    Jamal Batts Immoral Panics: Black Queer Aesthetics and the Construction of Risk
  • Aiden Bettine
    Aiden Bettine The Queer Archival Impulse across the U.S.: Community Archiving from Gay Liberation to the AIDS Epidemic
  • Salonee Bhaman
    Salonee Bhaman The Borders of Care: Immigration, Welfare, and Intimacy in the Era of AIDS
  • John Carranza
    John Carranza Explaining Sex: Sex Education, Normalization, and Disability in the United States from the 1960s to the 1990s
  • Eric Denby
    Eric Denby LGBTQ Youth Organizing from 1965 to 1985
  • Emmett Harsin Drager
    Emmett Harsin Drager To Be Seen: Transsexuals and the Gender Clinics
  • Alexis Heller
    Alexis Heller ON OUR BACKS: The Revolutionary Art of Queer Sex Work
  • Emily Hobson
    Emily Hobson AIDS and Abolition: Activism Against the Epidemic in Prisons
  • Stacy Macias
    Stacy Macias Disappeared Spheres: Circling the Greater East Los Angeles Latina Lesbian Bar Orbit
  • Lindsay Mattock
    Lindsay Mattock Mapping the Queer Archival Impulse: Tracing the Origins of the International Association of Lesbian and Gay Archives and Libraries
  • Austin Rodenbiker
    Austin Rodenbiker Gay pornography, suicide, and queer mourning
  • Nick Simko
    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.