Veerle Keppens is leading a project that will help UT recruit and retain women faculty in science, engineering, and technology fields and make life and work better for all UT employees.
The Knoxville News Sentinel interviewed Patrick Grzanka, a member of the Tennessee Equality Project and UT assistant professor of psychology, about proposed changes to Knox County Schools’ list of protected groups under its harassment policy. The Knox County school board reversed course after LGBT activists pushed back on a proposal to remove language explicitly protecting gay, lesbian and transgender
Science Magazine recently spoke with Patrick Grzanka, assistant professor of psychology, regarding a story about a controversial study that suggests that the objects and people children play with as early as toddlerhood may provide clues to their eventual sexual orientation. Grzanka disputed the study’s methods and significance noting that parents’ own beliefs and biases about
The Washington Post quoted Patrick Grzanka, assistant professor of psychology, in a story exploring the changing ethnic and racial diversity in the United States.
The New York Times interviewed Patrick Grzanka, assistant professor of psychology, about hostile acts campuses have faced following the presidential election and win of Republican Donald Trump.
Media outlets turned to experts from UT to help better understand the election, its aftermath, and why the polls were so wrong.
Nine UT professors have received funding for travel to other Southeastern Conference universities for this academic year. Now in its fifth year, the grant program provides support for selected faculty to collaborate with colleagues at other SEC institutions. More than 100 faculty members from all 14 SEC universities will receive funds this academic year. The
The British Broadcasting Channel (BBC) recently interviewed Patrick Grzanka, assistant professor of psychology, for a story examining the fluid, shifting nature of desire and sexuality.
WATE-TV Channel 6 recently interviewed Patrick Grzanka, assistant professor of psychology, about the compounded discrimination faced by people of color who also identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
Gay Times Magazine and local media featured Patrick Grzanka in story about new Tennessee counseling bill.
Race, class, gender, and sexuality sometimes overlap in ways that create intentional and unintentional systems of discrimination or disadvantage.
Patrick Grzanka and Joe Miles’s study on sexual orientation belief continues to garner national and international attention. The Huffington Post and other media outlets have highlighted the research, which suggests that “born this way” beliefs may not be the key to reducing homophobia.