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University Ave
Shanna K. Kattari, Ann Arbor, MI 48197
PhD, MEd, CSE, ACS 720.273.3288
skattari@umich.edu
ShannaKattari.com

EDUCATION

University of Denver
Graduate School of Social Work
Doctor of Philosophy, June 2017

Widener University
Center for Human Sexuality Studies
Masters of Education, August 2008
Concentration: Human Sexuality Education

Colorado College
Bachelor of Arts, May 2006
Major: Sociology
Minor: German

EMPLOYMENT

University of Michigan
School of Social Work
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017 – present
Assistant Professor, Beginning Sept 2018

Center for Sexuality and Health Disparities
Core Faculty, 2017 – Present

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 Health Disparities  Gender Identity
 Health Outcomes  Sexual Orientation
 Discrimination  Intersectionality
 Power/Privilege/Oppression  Sexuality
 Disability and Ableism  Mixed Methods

TEACHING INTERESTS

 Power/Privilege/Oppression  Policy
 LGBTQIA Identities  Research Methods
 Human Sexuality  HBSE
 Health and Wellness  Critical Theory
 Disability/Ableism  Pedagogy

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GRANTS, AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS

Grants

Community-University Partner Seed Grant, Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research,
University of Michigan, 2018 – 2019 [Under review]
Principal Investigator
Michigan Trans Health Research Advisory Board
$5,000

Gilbert Whitaker Fund for the Improvement of Teaching at the Center for Research on Learning
and Teaching, University of Michigan, 2018 – 2020 [Awarded]
Co-Investigator
Research and teaching grant: Lessons from the front lines: Piloting an online platform for
strengthening community organization courses in the School of Social Work via a Michigan
organizers video archive
$5,970
PI: Richards-Schuster

Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (In)Equality (IRISE), 2014 – 2015
Principal Investigator
Research grant: Experiences of ableism among people with invisible physical disabilities
$2,000

Rose Community Foundation, 2014
Principal Investigator
Community Micro Grant for LGBTQ Jewish Elders Video Archive Project
$1,000

Fellowships

Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education, University of Michigan, 2018 – 2019
Interprofessional Education Leadership Fellow

Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver, 2016 – 2017
Enid O. Cox Pre-Doctoral Scholar, $16,000 award
Competitive fellowship granted to an outstanding doctoral student to support the
completion of dissertation research.

Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver, 2015 – 2016
James R. Moran Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, $16,000 award
Award granted annually to an outstanding doctoral student with a research focus on the
intersections of inequality, poverty, and discrimination.

Office of Graduate Studies, University of Denver
Graduate Studies Dissertation Fellowship, 2016, $2,500
Graduate Studies Doctoral Fellowship, 2013 – 2014, $4,500

Office of Inclusive Excellence, University of Denver

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Doctoral Fellowship for Inclusive Excellence 2014 – 2015, $3,000

Awards

National Institute on Minority Health & Health Disparities, 2017
2017 NIMH Health Disparities Institute Scholar

University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work, 2017
Excellence in Teaching Award, Adjunct Faculty, $1,000

Council on Social Work Education’s Council on Disabilities and Persons with Disabilities, 2016
Council on Disabilities and Persons with Disabilities Manuscript Award

Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (In)Equality (IRISE), 2016
Top Paper Award at IRISE Graduate Paper Competition, $500

Office of Alumni Relations, University of Denver, 2016
Outstanding Graduate Student Honoree

Graduate School of Social Work Research Committee, University of Denver, 2015
2015 Outstanding Dissertation Proposal Award, $1,500

Council on Social Work Education’s Council on Racial, Ethnic and Cultural Diversity, 2015
Council on Racial, Ethnic and Cultural Diversity First Annual Scholarship Award

Gay Lesbian Bisexual & Transgender Student Services, Metro State University of Denver, 2015
LGBTQIA Ally Award (Faculty & Staff)

Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, 2014
Janice Epp Student Scholarship Award, conference attendance costs

Center for Multicultural Excellence, University of Denver, 2014
Masters of (Gr)Advocacy Award

Mortar Board Society, Colorado College, 2005 - 2006

German Department, Colorado College, 2004 - 2005
Max Kade Award for Excellence, $500

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS AND MANUSCRIPTS

* = PhD Student ° = Community Partner/Community Practitioner

Walls, N. E., Kattari, S. K., & DeChants, J*. (In press). Transmasculine parenting spectrum:
Beyond a gendered fatherhood. Social Work Research

Kattari, S. K., Lavery, A., & Hasche, L. (2018). Applying a social model of disability
across the life span. Journal of Human Behavior and the Social Environment.
doi: [Advanced online edition]

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Langenderfer-Magruder, L., Walls, N.E., Whitfield, D. L., Kattari, S. K. and Ramos, D°. (2018).
Stalking victimization in LGBTQ Adults: A brief report. Journal of Interpersonal
Violence. doi: 10.1177/0886260517696871 [Advance online edition]

Kattari, S. K., O’Connor, A. A. & Kattari, L°. (2018). Development and validation of the
transgender inclusive behavior scale (TIBS). Journal of Homosexuality, 65(2), 181-196.
doi: 10.1080/00918369.2017.1314160

Begun, S., Kattari, S. K., McKay, K., Ramseyer Winter, V. & O’Neil, E. (2017). Exploring U.S.
social work students’ sexual attitudes and abortion viewpoints. Journal of Sex Research,
54(6), 752-763. doi: 10.1080/00224499.2016.118658

Kattari, S. K., Barman-Adhikari, A., DeChants, J., & Rice, E. (2017). Social networks and
sexual risk factor differences between cisgender heterosexual and cisgender LGBQ
homeless youth. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, 29(2), 182-200. doi:
10.1080/10538720.2017.1296800

Kattari, S. K. & Begun, S. (2017). On the margins of the marginalized: Transgender
homelessness and survival sex. AFFILIA: Journal of Women and Social Work, 32(1), 92-
103. doi: 10.1177/0886109916651904

Kattari, S. K. & Turner, G. (2017). Examining more inclusive approaches to social
work, physical disability, and sexuality. Journal of Social Work in Disability &
Rehabilitation, 16(1), 38-53. doi: 10.1080/1536710X.2017.1260517

Kattari, S.K., Walls, N. E., & Speer, S. R. (2017). Differences in experiences of discrimination
in accessing social services among transgender and gender non-conforming individuals
by (dis)ability. Journal of Social Work in Disability & Rehabilitation, 16(2), 116-140.
doi: 10.1080/1536710X.2017.1299661

Whitfield, D. L., Kattari, S. K., Walls, N. E., & Al-Tayib, A°. (2017). Grindr, Scruff, and on the
hunt: Predictors of Internet and mobile application use among men who have sex with
men (MSM). American Journal of Men’s Health, 11(3), 775-784. doi:
10.1177/1557988316687843

Begun, S. & Kattari, S. K. (2016). Conforming for survival: Associations between transgender
visual conformity/passing and homelessness experiences. Journal of Gay and Lesbian
Social Services, 18(1), 54-66. doi: 10.1080/10538720/2016/1125821

Kattari, S. K., Walls, N. E., Speer, S. R., & Kattari, L°. (2016). The relationship between
provider inclusive providers and the mental health outcomes of transgender and gender
variant people in Colorado. Social Work in Health Care, 55(8), 625-650. doi:
10.1080/00981389.2016.1193099

Kattari, S. K. & Hasche, L. (2016). Differences across age groups in transgender and gender
non-conforming people’s experiences of health care discrimination, harassment, and
victimization. Journal of Aging and Health, 28(2), 285-306. doi:
10.1177/0898264315590228

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Kattari, S. K., Walls, N. E., Whitfield, D. L., & Langenderfer-Magruder, L. (2016). Racial and
ethnic differences in experiences of discrimination accessing social services among
transgender/gender non-conforming people. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in
Social Work. doi: 10.1080/15313204.2016.1242102 [Advance online edition]

Kattari, S. K., Whitfield, D. L., Walls, N. E., Langenderfer-Magruder, L., & Ramos, D°. (2016).
Policing gender through housing and employment discrimination: Discrimination
between transgender and cisgender LGBQ individuals. Journal of the Society for Social
Work Research, 7(3), 427-447. doi: 10.1086/686920

Langenderfer-Magruder, L., Walls, N. E., Kattari, S. K., Whitfield, D.L., & Ramos, D°. (2016).
Sexual victimization and subsequent police reporting by gender identity among lesbian,
gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer adults. Violence and Victims, 31(2), 320-331. doi:
10.1891/0886-6708.VV-D-14-00082

Langenderfer-Magruder, L., Whitfield, D. L., Walls, N. E., Kattari, S. K. & Ramos, D°. (2016).
Experiences of intimate partner violence and subsequent police reporting among lesbian,
gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer adults in Colorado: Comparing rates of cisgender
and transgender victimization. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 31(5), 855-871. doi:
10.1177/0886260514556767
**Research featured in Marie Claire article on non-heteronormative sexual assault:
http://www.marieclaire.com/culture/a19495/women-raped-by-women/

Ramseyer Winter, V., Kattari, S. K., Begun, S., & McKay, K. (2016). Personal and professional
values: Relationships between social workers’ reproductive health knowledge, attitudes,
and ethical decision-making. Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, 13(2), 35-46.

Ramseyer Winter, V., O’Neill, E., Begun, S., Kattari, S. K., & McKay, K. (2016). MSW student
perceptions of sexual health as relevant to the profession: Do social work educational
experiences matter? Social Work in Health Care, 55(8), 614-634.
doi: 10.1080/00981389.2016.1189476

Kattari, S. K. (2015). Examining ableism in higher education through social dominance theory
and social learning theory. Innovative Higher Education, 40(5), 375-386. doi:
10.1007/s10755-015-9320-0

Kattari, S. K. (2015). “Getting it”: Identity and sexual communication for sexual and
gender minorities with physical disabilities. Sexuality & Culture, 19(4), 882-899.
doi: 10.1007/s12119-015-9298-x

Kattari, S. K., Walls, N.E., Whitfield, D.L. & Langenderfer-Magruder, L. (2015). Racial and
ethnic differences in experiences of discrimination in accessing health services among
transgender people in the United States. International Journal of Transgenderism, 16(2),
68-79. doi: 10.1080/15532739.2015.1064336

Kattari, S. K. (2014). Sexual experiences of adults with physical disabilities: Negotiating with
sexual partners. Sexuality and Disability Special Issue: The Emerging Intersection of

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Sexuality and Disability in the Profession of Social Work, 32(4), 499-513. doi:
10.1007/s11195-014-9379-z

Manuscripts Under Review

Kattari, S. K. & Beltrán, R. Twice blessed: An auto-archaeology of Femme crip invisibility.
Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. [Revise & resubmit, resubmitted]

Kattari, S. K., Olzman, M*. & Hanna, M. “But you look just fine!”: Experiences of ableism
people with invisible disabilities. Affilia. [Revise & resubmit, resubmitted]

Walls, N. E., Kattari, S. K., Speer, R. S*. & Kinney, M. K.*. Transfeminine spectrum parenting:
Evidence from the National Transgender Discrimination Study. Social Work Research.
[Revise & resubmit, resubmitted]

Whitfield, D. L., Walls, N. E., Kattari, S. K., Langenderfer-Magruder, L., & Ramos, D°. The
crossroads of identities: Predictors of harassment among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer
adults in Colorado. Journal of the Society for Social Work Research. [Revise & resubmit,
resubmitted]

Atteberry-Ash, B*., Speer, S. R*., Kattari, S. K., & Kinney, M. K*. Does it get better? LGBTQ
social work students and harmful discourse. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services.
[Under review]

Byers, D. S., McInroy, L*., Craig, S. L., Slates, S*., & Kattari, S. K. Naming and addressing
homophobic and transphobic microaggressions in social work classrooms. Journal of
Social Work Education. [Under review]

Kattari, S. K. Development and validation of the Ableist Microaggressions Scale. The Journal of
Social Work. [Under review]

Manuscripts in Preparation

Beltrán, R., Fernandez, A*., Kattari S. K., & Alvarez, A. R. G*. Gifts of grey: An Indigenous
approach to critical arts-based research training in doctoral education.

Kattari, S. K. Ableist microaggressions: A theoretical approach.

Kattari, S. K. Troubling binaries, boxes and spectrums: A galaxy approach to queerness and
crip-ness.

Kattari, S. K. Examining the relationship between ableist microaggressions and the mental
health of disabled adults.

Kattari, S. K. & Beltrán, R. You don’t look sick: A photo voice exploration of the (in)visbilitity
of chronic pain and illness.

Kattari, S. K., Ingarfield, L., Hanna, M., McQueen, J., & Ross, K. “That’s so crazy!”: Ableist
microaggressions experiences of social work graduate students.

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Kattari, S. K., Ingarfield, L., Hanna, M., McQueen, J., & Ross, K. Uncovering issues of ableism
in social work education: A disability needs assessment.

Kattari, S. K., Peitzmeier, S., Malik, M. °, & Marrow, E°. Transgender interpersonal violence:
An overview of the qualitative literature.

Kattari, S. K., Atteberry-Ash, B*, Walls, N. E., Klemmer, C*., Rusow, J*., Kattari, L°., &
Weiner, R. L°. Missing from the conversation: Differential sexual health and sexual
violence experiences of LGBQ and transgender young people in Colorado

Kattari, S. K., Atteberry-Ash, B*, Walls, N. E., Klemmer, C*., Rusow, J*., Kattari, L°., &
Weiner, R. L°. Sexual risk factors across young people by gender identity and sexual
orientation.

Kattari, S. K., Atteberry-Ash, B*, Walls, N. E., Kattari, L°., Kinney, M. K*. & Weiner, R. L°.
Differential experiences of substance use across sexual orientation and gender identity.

Kattari, S. K., Atteberry-Ash, B*, Walls, N. E., Kattari, L°., Kinney, M. K*. & Weiner, R. L°.
Overall safety and wellbeing of young adults across sexual orientation and gender
identity.

Kattari, S. K., Atteberry-Ash, B*, Walls, N. E., Kattari, L°., Kinney, M. K*. & Peitzmeier, S.
Transgender and gender diverse youths’ experiences interpersonal violence using a
Colorado sample..

Kattari, S. K., Walls, N.E., Kattari, L°., Atteberry-Ash, B*, Speer, S. R*., Kinney, M. K*., &
Weiner, R. L°. Care access, transition services, and general health: Divergent
experiences within the transgender community.

Kinney, M. K*., Kattari, S. K., & Walls, N. E. Genderqueer parenting: A theoretical
understanding.

Kinney, M. K*., Peitzmeier, S., & Kattari, S. K. Chestbinding experiences of transgender and
non-binary individuals

Klemmer, C*., Kattari, S.K., Rusow, J., & Rice, E. Protective role of gender congruence on
transgender adolescents.

Peitzmeier, S., Malik, M°., Marrow, E°., Kattari, S. K., Reisner, S°., Agenor, M°., &
Stephenson, R. Transgender interpersonal violence: A systematic review.

Rusow, J*., Klemmer, C*., Kattari, S. K., & Rice, E. Navigating sexual health in an online
climate: Sexual orientation, gender identity, and online activities and their associations
with sexual activities among a probability sample of high school youth.

Speer, S. R*., Atteberry Ash, B*., Gupta, R., & Kattari, S. K. Examining the impact of
microaggressions on racial/ethnic minorities through qualitative analysis.

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Walls, N.E., Atteberry Ash, B*., Kattari, S. K., Peitzmeier, S, Kattari, L°., & Langenderfer-
Magruder, L. Gender identity, sexual orientation, mental health, and bullying as
predictors of dating violence in a representative sample of youth and young adults.

Walls, N.E., Atteberry Ash, B*., Kattari, S. K., Peitzmeier, S, Kattari, L°., & Langenderfer-
Magruder, L. Sexual violence among youth and young adults: Mental health, bullying
and the accrual of risk by gender identity and sexual orientation.

BOOKS, CHAPTERS, COMMUNITY PUBLICATIONS, REVIEWS, & ENCYLOPEDIA ENTRIES

Hanna, M., Kattari, S. K., & Ingarfield, L. (2017). University of Denver Graduate School of
Social Work disability survey executive summary. Denver, CO: University of Denver.

Alghabra, H.S., Juarez, S.F., Kattari, S.K, Olzman, M., & Calafell, B. (2016). Critical pedagogy
and intersectional sexuality: Exploring our oppressions and privileges through reflexivity,
responsibility and resistance. In F. Tuitt, C. Haynes & S. Stewart (Eds), Race, Equity and
the Learning Environment: The Global Relevance of Critical and Inclusive Pedagogies in
Higher Education. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Kattari, S. K. Healthy sexuality. (2016). In J. Laser & N. Nicotera (Eds), Innovative Skills to
Support Well-being and Resiliency in Youth. New York: Oxford University Press.

Kattari, S. K., Whitfield, D.L., DeChants, J., & Alvarez, A.R.G. (2016). Barriers to health faced
by transgender and non-binary Black and minority ethnic people. United Kingdom: Race
Equity Foundation. Available at: http://www.better-health.org.uk/briefings/barriers-
health-faced-transgender-and-non-binary-black-and-minority-ethnic-people

Kattari, S. K. (2015). Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ageing: Biographical approaches
for inclusive care and support (book review). The Journal of GLBT Family Services, 11
(2), 203-204. doi: 10.1080/1550428X.2015.1012420

Kattari, S. K. Body love and disabilities: Intersections of identities. (2015). In J. Baker (Ed),
Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls: A Handbook for Unapologetic Living. Berkeley, CA:
Seal Press.

Kattari, S. K. (2015). But what about Shanna? In J. Johnson & B. Garrison (Eds), Love, Always:
Partners of Trans People on Intimacy, Challenge and Resistance. Oakland, CA:
Transgress Press.

Kattari, S. K. (2015). Book review: Excluded – Making feminist and queer movements more
inclusive. AFFILIA: Journal of Women and Social Work, 30 (3), 411-412. doi:
10.1177/0886109914563158

Katz, S. (2014). Your Light. In L. Factora-Borchers & A. Shahidah Simmons (Eds), Dear Sister:
Letters from Survivors of Sexual Violence. Oakland, CA: AK Press.

Katz, S. (2006). The Long Term Effect of Comprehensive Sexuality Education on College Age
Women and How They View Their Bodies. Colorado Springs: Colorado College.

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Kattari, S. K. (In press). Asexual. In James, R. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Sex and Sexuality:
Understanding Biology, Psychology and Culture. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CILO.

Kattari, S. K. (In press). Bornstein, Kate. In James, R. (Ed,) Encyclopedia of Sex and Sexuality:
Understanding Biology, Psychology and Culture. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CILO.

Kattari, S. K. (In press). Fausto-Sterling, Anne. In James, R. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Sex and
Sexuality: Understanding Biology, Psychology and Culture. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-
CILO.

Kattari, S. K. (In press). Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association. In James,
R. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Sex and Sexuality: Understanding Biology, Psychology and
Culture. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CILO.

Kattari, S. K. (In press). National LGBTQ Task Force. In James, R. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Sex
and Sexuality: Understanding Biology, Psychology and Culture. Santa Barbara, CA:
ABC-CILO.

Kattari, S. K. (In press). Sex toys. In James, R. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Sex and Sexuality:
Understanding Biology, Psychology and Culture. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CILO.

Kattari, S. K. (In press). Two-spirit. In James, R. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Sex and Sexuality:
Understanding Biology, Psychology and Culture. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CILO.

Books, Chapters and Reviews in Preparation/Under Review

Kattari, S. K., Walls, N. E., Kattari, L°., & Kinney, M*. (Eds). (proposal under review).
Professional practice with transgender/non-binary individuals and communities.
New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group.

Swenson, I°., Torres, H°., Kattari, S. K., & Fountain, K°. Best practices in mental and medical
healthcare provision with transgender IPV survivors. In Guadalupe-Diaz, X., &
Messinger, A., (Eds) Transgender Intimate Partner Violence.

PRESENTATIONS: PEER-REVIEWED

Kattari, S. K., Walls, E. N., Atteberry-Ash, B*. (2018, August). Social workers and the students
they serve: Differential sexual health and sexual violence experiences of LGBQ and
transgender young people. Paper to be presented at the Social Work and Sexuality
Biannual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Kattari, S. K. (2018, June). Pushing boundaries: Teaching diverse and “taboo” sexuality in
higher education settings. Workshop to be presented at the American Association of
Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K., Walls, E. N., Atteberry-Ash, B*., & Kattari, L°. (2018, March). Differential
accrual of risk based on sexual orientation and gender identity: Mental health, school
safety, and substance use. Paper to be presented at the Conference on Adolescent Health,
Ann Arbor, MI.

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Kattari, S. K. (2018, January). Development of the Ableist Microaggression Scale and assessing
the relationship of ableist microaggressions with the mental health of disabled adults.
Poster presented at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference,
Washington, D.C.

Klemmer, C*., Kattari, S. K., Rusow, J*., Schrager, S. M., & Rice, E. (2018, January).
Transgender adolescents, gender congruence, and substance use. Poster presented at the
Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

Baker, A. C., Hillier, A., Ragonese, M., McKay, K., &, Kattari, S. K. (2018, January). At risk,
but not defined by it: Building scaffolding to support gender and sexuality research in
social work. Roundtable presented at the Society for Social Work Research Annual
Conference, Washington, D.C.

Walls, N. E., Kattari, S. K., & Atteberry, B*. (2017, November). Sexual assault and intimate
partner violence among LGBTQ youth and young adults in Colorado: A public (sexual)
health crisis. Poster presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual
Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Kattari, S. K., Klemmer, C*., Rusow, J*., & Rice, E. (2017, November). Sex beyond a gender
binary: Exploring the sexual health experiences of transgender youth. Paper presented at
the American Public Health Association 145th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Rusow, J*., Klemmer, C*., Kattari, S. K., & Rice, E. (2017, November). Navigating sexual
health in an online climate: Sexual orientation, gender identity, and online activities and
their associations with sexual activities among a probability sample of high school youth.
Poster presented at theAmerican Public Health Association 145th Annual Meeting,
Atlanta, GA.

Kattari, S. K. (2017, October). Measuring Ableist Microaggressions: The development and
validation of the ableist microaggression scale. Paper presented at the Council on Social
Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Knochel, K.A., Kattari, S. K., Pittman-Munke, P., & Kinney, M. K*. (2017, October).
Addressing transgender/non-binary health disparities: Challenging health care and
social service provision. Hot topic panel presented at the Council on Social Work
Education Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Lavery, A., Hasche, L., Kattari, S. K., & McQueen, J. (2017, October). Using a social model of
disability in social work and gerontology education. Panel presented at the Council on
Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Bardman-Adhikari, A., Kattari, S. K., DeChants, J., & Rice, E. (2017, January). Differences in
social support and normative network characteristics between heterosexual and LGBQ
cisgender homeless youth: Does it explain differential engagement in sexual risk
behaviors? Paper presented at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference,
New Orleans, LA.

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DeChants, J., Kattari, S. K., & Walls, N.E. (2017, January). Transmasculine parenting: Beyond
a gendered fatherhood. Paper presented at the Society for Social Work Research Annual
Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Kattari, S. K., Walls, N.E., Speer, R.S., & Kattari, L. (2017, January). Exploring the relationship
between transgender inclusive providers and mental health outcomes among
transgender/gender variant people. Paper presented at the Society for Social Work
Research Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Messinger, L., Alvarez, A.R.G, Birgham, R., Logie, C., & Kattari, S. K. (2017, January).
Intervention research supporting LGBTQ students in field. Roundtable presented at the
Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Whitfield, D. L., Kattari, S. K., Langenderfer-Magruder, L., & Walls, N.E. (2017, January).
Tangled web of oppression: Intersectional predictors of harassment among cisgender
lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer adults. Paper presented at the Society for Social Work
Research Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Kattari, S. K. (2016, November). Twice-Blessed: An auto-archaeology of Femme crip
invisibility. Paper accepted for presentation at the National Women’s Studies Association
Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Speer, S. R., Kattari, S. K., & Walls, N.E. (2016, November). Differences in discrimination
when accessing social services among trans individuals by (dis)ability. Paper presented at
the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Begun, S. & Kattari, S. K. (2016, November). Conforming for survival: Relationships between
transgender passing/visual conformity and homelessness experiences. Paper presented at
American Public Health Association 144th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K., Walls, N. E., & Speer, S. R. (2016, November). Differences in discrimination
when accessing social services among trans people with disabilities. Poster presented at
American Public Health Association 144th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S.K., Walls, N.E., Speer, S.R., & Kattari, L. (2016, October). Exploring the relationship
between transgender inclusive providers and mental health outcomes among
transgender/gender variant people. Poster presented at American Public Health
Association 144th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K., Walls, N. E., Whitfield, D. L., & Langenderfer-Magruder, L. (2016, August).
Investigating intersectional differential LGBTQ housing & employment discrimination
experiences. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual
Convention, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K., McKay, K., Begun, S., & Ramseyer Winter, V. (2016, June). Perceived relevance
of preventive sexual health topics to social work: A study of MSW students. Poster
presented at the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists
Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Kattari, S. K. & Turner, G. (2016, June). Exploring How Adults with Physical Disabilities
Define Sexual Activity and Their Sexual Satisfaction. Poster presented at the American
Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists Annual Conference, San
Juan, Puerto Rico.

McKay, K., Kattari, S. K., Begun, S., & Ramseyer Winter, V. (2016, June). Perceived
reproductive health-related ethical decision making in social work. Poster presented at
the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists Annual
Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Alghabra, H.S., Juarez, S.F., Kattari, S. K, Olzman, M., & Calafell, B. (2016, June). Critical
pedagogy and intersectional sexuality: Exploring our oppressions and privileges through
reflexivity, responsibility and resistance. Paper presented at the Critical Race Studies in
Education Association Conference, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. & O’Connor, A. A. (2016, May). Reducing the impact of ableism on people with
disabilities and veterans in social work education. Paper presented at the IRISE
(Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (in)Equality) Graduate Paper
Competition, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. & O’Connor, A. A. (2016, March). Development and validation of the
Transgender Inclusive Behavior Scale. Paper accepted for presentation at the Association
for Women in Psychology National Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Begun, S., McKay, K., Ramseyer Winter, V., Kattari, S. K., Gomez, A.M., Craddock, J.,
Jacobson, S.A., & Bird, M. (2016, January). Social workers' abortion attitudes:
Relationships between demographics, religiosity, and implications for social work
practice. Paper presented at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference,
Washington, DC.

Kattari, S. K. (2016, January). “Getting it”: Identity and sexual negotiation for sexual and
gender minorities with physical disabilities”. Paper presented as part of Negotiating and
Communicating Sexuality: Multiple Methodologies; Diverse Inquiries Symposium at the
Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

McKay, K., Kattari, S. K., Begun, S., & Ramseyer Winter, V. (2016, January). Attitudes
regarding sexuality and abortion among social work students. Paper presented as part of
Negotiating and Communicating Sexuality: Multiple Methodologies; Diverse Inquiries
Symposium at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, Washington,
DC.

Kattari, S.K. & O’Connor, A.A. (2016, January). Development and validation of the
Transgender Inclusive Behavior Scale. Paper presented at the Society for Social Work
Research Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Kattari, S. K. & Hasche, L. (2015, November). Age differences in transgender and gender non-
conforming people’s reports of health discrimination. Paper presented at the
Gerontological Society of North America’s 68th Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL.

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Begun, S., Kattari, S. K., McKay, K., & Ramseyer Winter, V. (2015, November). Social work
students' abortion views: The role of sexual attitudes and sociodemographic
characteristics. Paper presented at the American Public Health Association 143rd Annual
Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Kattari, S. K., Whitfield, D. L., & Langenderfer-Magruder, L. (2015, October). Racial
differences in experiences of medical service discrimination among transgender people.
Paper presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting,
Denver, CO.

O’Connor, A. A. & Kattari, S. K. (2015, October). Reducing impact of ableism on PWD and
veterans in social work education. Interactive workshop presented at the Council on
Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO.

Begun, S., Kattari, S. K., & McKay, K. (2015, October). Impact of sexual attitudes on abortion
viewpoints among U.S. social work students. Paper presented at the Council on Social
Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO.

Eisenbaum, E., Derby, J., Dworetz, A., & Kattari, S. K. (2015, June). Ableism in applied fields:
How ableism plays out on the ground and in professional lives. Panel of papers presented
at the Society for Disability Studies Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Kattari, S. K. (2015, March). But you look just fine: Experiences of ableism by people with
invisible disabilities. Paper presented at the Association for Women in Psychology
National Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Kattari, S. K., Tucker, A., Gray, C., & Nelson, Q. (2015, February). Gender identity and feminist
allyship. Workshop presented at The National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating
Change, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. & Begun, S. (2015, January). On the margins of the marginalized: Exploring sex
work and homelessness among transgender/gender non-conforming individuals. E-poster
presented at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, New Orleans,
LA.

Begun, S. & Kattari, S. K. (2015, January). Conforming for survival: Associations between
transgender visual conformity/passing and homelessness experiences. Paper presented at
the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Kattari, S. K. (2014, November). Sexual partner negotiations of sexually marginalized adults
with physical disabilities: A qualitative study. Paper presented at the Society for the
Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Conference, Omaha, NE. *Finalist for Student
Paper Award*

Kattari, S. K. (2014, October). Using critical pedagogy to reduce ableism in social work
classroom settings. Roundtable presented at the Council on Social Work Education
Annual Program Meeting, Tampa, FL.

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Whitfield, D.L., Langenderfer-Magruder, L., & Kattari, S. K. (2014, October). Differential
treatment of transgender people in social services: A social work response. Paper
presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Tampa,
FL.

Kattari, S. K. (2014, September). Examining ableism and ally behavior in social workers
through social dominance theory and social learning theory. Paper presented at the
INSPIRE Virtual Research Symposium, Online Forums.

Kattari, S. K. (2014, March). Sexual satisfaction of people with disabilities; A qualitative look at
partner negotiations. Poster presented at the Association for Women in Psychology
National Conference, Columbus, OH.

Kattari, S. K. and Ramos, D. (2014, February). Examining intersectionality: Different
experiences of being LGB and trans*. Workshop presented at the annual Colorado Gold
Rush conference, Denver, CO.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS: INVITED

Kattari, S. K. (2018, March). Death by a thousand papercuts: Understanding microaggressions
and how to interrupt them. Workshop to be presented to the Ford Motor Company,
Dearborn, MI.

Kattari, S. K. (2018, March). Disability and Ableism 101. CE Workshop to presented for the
University of Michigan School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI.

Kattari, S. K. (2018, February). Beyond 50 shades of grey: Kink and BDSM 101. CE Workshop
presented to the National Association of Social Work Indiana Chapter, Indianapolis, IN.

Kattari, S. K. (2018, January). Kink and non-monogamy 101. CE Workshop presented for the
University of Michigan School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI.

Kattari, S. K. (2018, January). Death by a thousand papercuts: Understanding microaggressions
and how to interrupt them. Workshop presented to the University of Michigan Feminist
and Gender Psych Group, Ann Arbor, MI.

Kattari, S. K. (2017, October). But you ____ so well for a person with a disability: Disability
and ableism 101. Workshop presented at the University of Michigan School of Social
Work, Ann Arbor, MI.

Kattari, S. K. (2017, June). LGBTQIA 101 in a residential camp setting. Training presented at
the JCC Ranch Camp, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. (2017, May). LGBTQIA 101 in a day camp setting. Training presented at Camp
Shai, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. (2016, December). LGBTQIA Inclusivity 101 for middle school teachers and staff.
Training presented at Shadow Ridge Middle School, Thornton, CO.

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Kattari, S. K. (2016, September). LGBTQIA Inclusivity 101 for graduate faculty. Training
presented at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. Schultz, S., & Sprague, L. (2016, August). Supporting transgender survivors of
sexual assault. Training presented at the Sexual Assault Response Team Institute,
Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. (2016, August). Trans 101 for Non-Profit Professionals. Training presented at The
Gill Foundation, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. (2016, August). Transgender and gender variant identities in radio journalism.
Training presented at KUNC Public Broadcasting, Greeley, CO.

Kattari, S. K. (2016, August). LGBTQIA 101 for children and families. Training presented at the
Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center of Colorado Early Childhood Center, Denver,
CO.

Kattari, S. K. and Kattari, L. (2016, June). LGBTQIA 101 in a residential camp setting. Training
presented at the JCC Ranch Camp, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. and Kattari, L. (2016, May). LGBTQIA 101 in a day camp setting. Training
presented at Camp Shai, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S.K., Speer, S.R., Langenderfer-Magruder, L., Whitfield, D., & Walls, N.E. (2016,
April). Moving beyond the binary: LGBTQ victims of partner violence and sexual assault
in Colorado. Workshop presented at the University of Denver Sexual Assault Awareness
Summit, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. (2016, March). Ableism 101 and how to disrupt ableist microaggressions.
Workshop presented to OASOS, Boulder, CO.

Kattari, S. K. (2016, February). Treating inclusively: Welcoming LGBTQIA and disabled
patients to your practice. Workshop presented to the Denver Sexual Medicine Alliance,
Denver, CO.

Kattari, S.K., Martin Shewfelt, S., & Seader, L. (2016, January). Women and girls with
disabilities: Defining the issues. Panel presented at the Auraria Campus for Higher
Education Community Discussion Series, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. and Kattari, L. (2015, October). LGBTQIA 101 and real world applications.
Training presented at the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center of Colorado,
Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. (2015, May). Microaggressions in the library. Workshop presented at the
University of Denver Anderson Academic Commons (two sessions), Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. (2015, February). When identities intersect: Differential experiences of
discrimination when accessing medical and social services between transgender/gender
non-conforming people of color and White transgender/gender non-conforming

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individuals. Workshop presented at the Auraria Campus for Higher Education Feminist
First Fridays Research Symposium, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. & Olzman, M. (2015, January). Experiences of ableism by people with invisible
disabilities. Paper presented at the University of Denver Graduate Student Research
Summit, Denver, CO. *Top paper finalist*

Kattari, S. K. (2014, April). Sexually able: Sex and dis/ability. Workshop presented at the Rocky
Mountain Youth Development Conference, Denver, CO.
Also given:
2013, October. Raising the Bar 2013 – Elevating Adolescent Sexual Health and
Promoting Social Justice Conference, Golden, CO
Also given as Katz, S.:
2011, October. Raising the Bar 2011 – Elevating Adolescent Sexual Health and
Promoting Social Justice Conference, Denver, CO.
2011, May. The Momentum Conference: Making Waves in Sexuality, Feminism
and Relationships, Washington, DC.

Kattari, S. K. (2014, April). Hip to be crip: Intersections of sexuality and disability. Workshop
presented at the Body Love Conference, Tucson, AZ.

Kattari, S. K. (2014, February). Examining ableism and able-bodied privilege through social
dominance theory and social learning theory. Paper presented at the University of
Denver Graduate Student Research Summit, Denver, CO.

Kattari, S. K. (2013, October). The Intersections Between LGBTQ and disability communities.
Workshop presented at the Ramapo College of New Jersey Queer History and Disability
Awareness Month, Mahwah, NJ.

Kattari, S. K. and Kattari, L. (2013, October). Check yourself: Recognizing privilege in a sex
education context. Workshop presented at the One Colorado People’s Summit, Denver,
CO.
Also given:
2013, September. Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit, Washington, DC.
Also given (with Kattari, L.):
2011, October. The Raising the Bar – Elevating Adolescent Sexual Health and
Promoting Social Justice Conference, Denver, CO.
2011, May. The Momentum Conference: Making Waves in Sexuality, Feminism
and Relationships, Washington, DC.

Kattari, S. K. (2013, September). Elderly and disabled individuals: Sexual justice and rights.
Moderated panel at the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit, Washington, DC.

Kattari, S. K. (2013, June). Treating with equality; LGBTQIAA inclusivity for sexuality
professionals. Workshop presented at the American Association for Sexuality Educators,
Counselors and Therapists Mountain States Regional Meeting, Denver, CO.

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Katz, S. & Kattari, L. (2012, October). Treating equally; LGBTQ inclusivity for STI clinicians.
Workshop presented at the Texas Department of State Health Services STD/HIV
Conference, Austin, TX.
Also given:
2011, October. The Denver STI/HIV Clinical Update and Overview, Denver,
CO.

Katz, S. (2011, October). That’s SO lame: Ableism and disability 101. Workshop presented at the
One Colorado People’s Caucus, Colorado Springs, CO.

Katz, S. & Kattari, L. (2011, June). Treating equally; LGBTQ inclusivity in reproductive health.
Workshop presented at Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Women
& Family Planning Conference, Denver, CO.
Also given:
2011, February. Mayo Clinic Staff Diversity Training, Tempe, AZ.

Kattari, L. & Katz, S. (2011, February). The praxis of inclusion: Be the change. Workshop
presented at The National Collegiate Leadership Conference, Tucson, AZ.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

University of Michigan School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2017 – present

University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work, Denver, CO
Research Assistant, 2013 – 2017
Project: Research, presentations and paper creation on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and
queer experiences of discrimination/harassment/victimization and health disparities
Principal Investigator: N. Eugene Walls, PhD, MSSW

University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work, Denver, CO
Principal Investigator, 2014 - 2016
Project: Transgender Inclusive Behavior Scale development

Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, Denver, CO
Research Assistant, 2015
Project: Individuals in jail for pre-trial sentencing due to inability to pay bond
Principal Investigator: Fran Simon, MA, Simon Analytics

University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work, Denver, CO
Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (In)Equality (IRISE)
Principal Investigator, 2014 – 2015
Project: Qualitative study on experiences of ableism among people with invisible or non-apparent
physical disabilities

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment/Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention/Denver Health, Denver, CO
Research Assistant, 2014
Project: National HIV Behavioral Surveillance, MSM4

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Principal Investigator: Alia Al-Tayyib, PhD
 Assisted PI with data collection for a national research study sponsored by the CDC on gay
and bisexual men, as well as men who have sex with men, on HIV prevention

Family Star Montessori School, Denver, CO
Research Assistant, 2012
Project: Parental Satisfaction Focus Groups
Principal Investigator: Lionel Espinoza, MEd

One Colorado, Denver, CO
Independent Contractor, 2011
Project: LGBT Health Survey on People of Color
Project: LGBT Health Survey on Transgender Individuals
Principal Investigator: Fran Simon, MA, Simon Analytics

Department of Sociology, Colorado College
Principle Investigator, 2005
Project: The Long Term Effect of Comprehensive Sex Ed on College Women’s Body Image

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

School of Social Work, University of Michigan
LEO Lecturer
 SW504: Social Justice and Diversity in Social Work, 3 credits (Fall 2017, Fall 2018)

Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver
Adjunct Faculty
 SOWK 4006: Human Behavior and the Social Environment: Theory and Practice, 3
credits (Fall 2016 online)
 SOWK 4971: Social Work Practice with LGBTQIA Communities, 3 credits (Winter
2016, Winter 2017)
*** Designed course; created syllabus and all assignments***
 SOWK 4132: Power, Privilege and Oppression from a Critical Multicultural
Perspective, 3 credits (Summer 2015, Summer 2016, Fall 2016 online)
 SOWK 4760: Resource Development and Fundraising, 3 credits CSWE Waiver
Approved (Spring 2016)

Teaching Practicum with Dr. Kimberly Bender
 SOWK 4201: Evidence for Practice, 3 credits (Winter 2015)
Teaching Practicum with Nadine Bridges, MSW/White Privilege Caucus Facilitator
 SOWK 4732: Disrupting Privilege, 3 credits (Winter 2015)

Department of Feminist and Gender Studies, Colorado College
Visiting Lecturer
 FGS 228: Sexualities, 4 credits (Block 1, Fall 2015; Block 2, Fall 2016)
*** Designed course; created syllabus and all assignments***

The Institute for Women Studies and Services, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Affiliate Faculty and Honors Thesis Adviser
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 WMS 1550: Introduction to Transgender Studies, 3 credits (Fall 2014, Spring 2015,
Fall 2015, Spring 2016 – 2 sections, Fall 2016, Spring 2017)
***Designed course; created syllabus and all assignments***
 HON 391L: Honors Colloquium – Praxis of Inclusion, 3 credits (Spring 2017)
***Designed course; created syllabus and all assignments***

Sexual Health Scholar Program, American Medical Student Association
Adjunct Facilitator, September 2010 – May 2011

Guest Lecturer:

School of Nursing/Department of Women’s Studies, University of Michigan
 Women’s Health (Winter 2018)

School of Social Work, University of Michigan
 Theories of Change (Winter 2018)

School of Social Work Sexual Health Certificate Program, University of Michigan
 Physical Disability and Sexuality (Fall 2017)

Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver
 Social Work Practice with LGBTQIA+ Communities (Winter 2018)
 Human Sexuality (Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Spring 2014,
Summer 2015, Fall 2015, Winter 2016, Spring 2016, Summer 2016, Fall 2016,
Winter 2017, Spring 2017)
 Disability Studies (Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017)
 Gender and Feminisms in Social Work Practice (Spring 2015, Spring 2016)
 Integrated Practice for Social Justice (Fall 2014)

The Institute for Women Studies and Services, Metropolitan State University of Denver
 Gender and Communication (cross listed with Communications) (Fall 2016)
 Queer Sexualities and Identities (cross listed with Sociology) (Spring 2014)

Department of Counseling Psychology, University of Colorado – Denver
 Gender and Sexual Orientation (Fall 2016)
 Introduction to Sex Therapy (Fall 2016)

Department of Health Professions, Metropolitan State University of Denver
 Women’s Health (Fall 2016)

Department of Human Services, Metropolitan State University of Denver
 Counseling the GLBT Client (Spring 2016)

Denver Family Institute
 Couples and Sex Therapy (Fall 2015, Fall 2016)
 Marriage and Family Therapy (Fall 2013)

Graduate School of Professional Psychology, University of Denver
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 Racial and Ethnic Identity Development (Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015)
 Health Psychology (Winter 2013, Winter 2014, Winter 2015)

Graduate Department of Social Work, Metropolitan State University of Denver
 Human Behavior in the Social Environment (Spring 2015)

Department of Psychology, University of Denver
 Gender and Sexuality in Society (Spring 2015)

Department of Gender and Women Studies, University of Denver
 Theories of Gender (Winter 2015)

Department of Public Health, University of Colorado, Denver
 Human Sexuality and Public Health (Summer 2014, Fall 2014)

Morgridge College of Education, Department of Higher Education, University of Denver
 College Student Development Theory (Spring 2014)

Department of Feminist and Gender Studies, Colorado College
 Human Sexual Behavior (Spring 2009, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014)

Department of Psychology, Paradise Valley Community College
 Human Sexuality (Fall 2010)

Department of Psychology, Scottsdale Community College
 Human Sexuality (Fall 2010)

Department of Psychology, University of Arizona
 Human Sexuality (Spring 2010, Summer 2010)

SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY

Transgender Research Group
University of Michigan, Member, 2018 – present

Investing in Ability Workgroup
University of Michigan, Member, 2018 – present

Gender and Health Research Lab School of Social Work
University of Michigan, Senior Member, 2017 – present

Community Action and Research Learning Community, School of Social Work
University of Michigan, Member, 2017 – present

Critical Intersectionality Learning Community, School of Social Work
University of Michigan, Member, 2017 – present

Graduate Student Association, Graduate School of Social Work
University of Denver, PhD Representative, 2016 – 2017
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Graduate School of Social Work Disability Working Group
University of Denver, Member, 2015 – 2017

Public Interest Fellowship Program
Colorado College, Professional Mentor, 2015 – 2017

FORWARD Intergroup Relations, Center for Multicultural Excellence
University of Denver, Facilitator, 2013 – 2017

Trans/Allies
University of Denver, Member, 2013 – 2017

Seeking Tigers of Remarkable Intellect, Passion, Excellence, and Service (STRIPES)
Colorado College, Alumni Admission Volunteer, 2006 – 2017

Widener University Center for Human Sexuality Studies Alumni Association
Widener University, Conference Representative, 2009 – 2011

SERVICE TO THE DISCIPLINE

Council on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression (CSOGIE)
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Co-chair: 2017 – present
Councilor: 2015 – present

Communications Coordinator/Secretary, 2017 – present
Co-Electronic Communications Coordinator, 2014 – 2017
Q-Caucus for LGBTQ Faculty and Doctoral Students
Manage listserve and Yahoo group, supporting current and potential members with all electronic
communication challenges.

Reviewer, Peer-Review Journals
BMC International Health and Human Rights, 2017 – present
Psychological Reports, 2017 – present
SAGE Open, 2017 – present
Journal of Aging and Health, 2016 – present
Journal of the Society for Social Work Research, 2015 – present
Archives of Sexual Behavior, 2015 – present
American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2014 – present
Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 2014 – present
Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping (on Narrative Review Board), 2014 – 2017
Writing from Below, 2014

Conference Proposal Reviewer
Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit – Disability & Sexuality Track, 2016
Association for Women in Psychology Annual Conference, 2016
Association for Women in Psychology Annual Conference, 2015
Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Conference, 2014

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National Communication Association – GLBTQ Communications Studies Division, 2014

Social Media Chair
Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, 2011
American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselor and Therapists, 2010 – 2011

SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

Member of LGBTQ Task Force, 2015 – 2017
Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center, Denver, CO

Development Committee Chair, 2012 – 2016
Board of Directors, 2012 – 2016
Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, 2013 - 2015
Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights, Denver, CO

Board of Directors, 2011 – 2014
Development Committee Chair, 2011 - 2014
The Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health, Pawtucket, RI

Member of Planning Committee, 2011 – 2014
KESHET, Denver, CO

Member of LGBT White Allies Caucus/Community Advisory Committee, 2011 - 2013
One Colorado, Denver, CO

Member of Roots and Branches Grant Making Committee, 2012 - 2013
Rose Community Foundation, Denver, CO

Board of Operations, 2012 - 2013
The Center for Sex Positive Culture – Colorado, Boulder, CO

Member of the Political Advocacy Committee, 2010 – 2011
Phoenix Pride, Phoenix, AZ

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Private Practice
Sexuality Educator, Counselor and Consultant, September 2004 – present

KESHET, Denver, CO
Event Support and Program Assistant, September 2013– December 2014

Family Star Montessori, Denver, CO
Communications and Development Manager, December 2011– September 2013

Marsoner’s Inc, Chandler, Arizona
Resident Sexuality Educator, December 2009 – July 2011

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Protect Families, Protect Choices, Denver, Colorado
Organizer for the “No on 48” Campaign, June 2008 – November 2008

Planned Parenthood Association of Bucks County, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Field Placement at the Rainbow Room (LGBTQIAA Youth Group), November 2007 – June 2008

MEMBERSHIPS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Certified Sex Educator; American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists
(Certified 2017 – present)
Board Certified Sexologist; American College of Sexologists
(Certified 2011 – present)
 American Public Health Association (2016 – present)
 Society for Disability Studies (2015 – present)
 Council on Social Work Education (2014 – present)
 Society for Social Work Research (2014 – present)
 Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (2009 – present)
 American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (2007 – present)
 Association for Women in Psychology (2014 – 2016)
 Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in Social Sciences (2005)

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