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In demand worldwide as a public intellectual, Susan Stryker’s historical research, theoretical writings, media-making, activism, and academic field-building activities have helped shape the conversation on trans issues since the early 1990s. She lives in San Francisco.


Susan retired from the University of Arizona as Professor of Gender and Women's Studies in 2020.


She  currently holds a Distinguished Visiting Adjunct Professor appointment at Stanford University's Michelle Clayman Institute for Gender Research.


She is also Director of the TEN:TACLES Initiative (Transgender Educational Network: Theory in Action for Creativity, Liberation, Empowerment and Service, funded through a $1.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation's Higher Learning Program, that brings trans-oriented humanities and cultural studies scholarship to bear on practices of social transformation. 





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