LGBTQ research group to hold first meeting of the semester

The Office of Faculty Development in cooperation with the LGBT Center and the CWRU Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Allies (LGBTA) Committee, launched an LGBTQ research group in spring of 2015. This interdisciplinary group of faculty, staff and administrators focuses on scholarly endeavors and research projects and/or initiatives related to LGBTQ studies.

The LGBTQ Research Group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Cleveland Room of Thwing Center with lunch provided for those who RSVP.

Anyone interested in, or currently conducting research in, LGBTQ studies or diversity content areas related to LGBTQ studies is welcome to participate in the research group. The first meeting of 2015-2016 will take place Tuesday, Jan. 19. RSVP to attend by emailing by Thursday, Jan. 14.

Those with questions can contact Amanda Shaffer, director of the Office of Faculty Development, at 216.368.8874 or, or Matthew Garrett, co-chair of the CWRU LGBTA Committee, at 216.368.2496 or