Overview

Exploring the latest research on queer and trans-spectrum student populations across higher education.

The Tyler Clementi Center Academic Colloquium will convene leading scholars from across the country for a daylong event at Rutgers University. The colloquium is open to the public.

Faculty/Staff/Visitors:   For those attending in-person, the registration fee is $25.00.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided to those who register in advance.  See parking information below.

Students: 50 complimentary seats have been reserved for undergraduate/graduate students. Please visit the registration link and select the student ticket option.

Livestream Access: For those who cannot travel to the event, complimentary attendance will be available via livestream (please register to receive the link).

Parking:  Attendees may park in Lots 51, 59, 60B & 67 without permits. Event Parking signage will be placed at the entrances to these lots. This does not include metered parking. Faculty, Staff, and Students must park only in lots they are authorized to park in.

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The analysis will provide findings for:

University decision-makers allocating resources.

Administrators working with queer-spectrum and trans-spectrum populations in higher education.

Educational policymakers identifying barriers to student success.

Scholars seeking to fund and conduct future research projects with this population.

Program Highlights

Uncovering a New Generation of Research

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The Power of Language

Uncovering the challenges and complexities of operationalizing sexual orientation and gender identity in survey research.

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Meta-Analysis of Campus Climate for Queer-Spectrum and Trans-Spectrum Students National

Presenting a revolutionary project based on four leading datasets that measure the student experience across higher education.

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Emerging Issues of Policy and Practice

Leading scholars present their unique aspects of a new generation of research.

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Speaker

Susan Rankin, Ph.D

Principal Investigator
Rankin & Associates

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Speaker

Ronald L. Huesman, Jr. Ph.D.

Managing Director
The Student Experience in the Research University-Association of American Universities Consortium (SERU-AAU)

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Speaker

Jason C. Garvey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs
Department of Leadership and Developmental Sciences at the University of Vermont

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Speaker

Allison BrckaLorenz, Ph.D.

Project Manager
The Faculty Survey of Student Engagement

Research Analyst
The National Survey of Student Engagement

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Ellen Stolzenberg, Ph.D.

Assistant Director for Research
The Higher Education Research Institute in the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies

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Speaker

Mary T. Hoban, Ph.D.

Chief Research Officer
The American College Health Association

Director of the ACHA National College Health Assessment

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Speaker

Steve D. Mobley, Jr., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Higher Education
Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Technology Studies
University of Alabama

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Erich N.Pitcher, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Research and Communication with Diversity & Cultural Engagement
Oregon State University

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Speaker

Joshua Wolff, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology at Adler University

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Speaker

Chris Woods, M.A.

Associate Director of Multicultural Affairs and LGBTQ Outreach
Columbia University

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Sponsors

Supporting Scholarship on Bias, Peer Aggression and Campus Climate

The Tyler Clementi Center is grateful to our sponsors of the 2017 Academic Colloquium.

Rutgers University Division of Undergraduate Academic Affairs

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The Rutgers University Center for Social Justice Education & LGBT Communities

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The Rutgers University Committee to Advance Our Common Purposes

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The Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology

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The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals

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Tyler Clementi Foundation

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The Tyler Clementi Center