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Paisley Currah

Professor
Political Science

Location: 3311 James Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x1755
Fax: 718.951.4833
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Paisley Currah is a Professor of Political Science and Women's & Gender Studies at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Currah has written widely on transgender issues, including on topics such as discrimination and sex reclassification, and the transgender rights movement. He is the author and editor of over 30 articles and books and co-founder of the leading journal in transgender studies, TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly. Currah's newest book is Sex Is Sex Does: Governing Transgender Identity. His next project compares the transgender rights movement with womens' movements. Currah has advocated for transgender rights at all levels of government. He was a founding board member of the Transgender Law and Policy Institute, served on the founding board of directors Global Action for Trans Equality, and sat on the advisory board of Human Rights Watch's LGBT Program.

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