Justin T. Brown, Executive Director
Jasmina Sinanović, Director of Finance and Development
Patrick Buzzell, Educational and Training Intern Spring 2018
Patrick Buzzell is a graduate from LIU Brooklyn with a Masters in Education, concentration in adolescent special education. Patrick is currently a PhD student in the Urban Education Program at CUNY Graduate Center, with a focus on policy and leadership. His previous experiences have included work as a NYC public high school special educator, Gay/Straight Alliance facilitator, and volunteer work with LGBTQIA+ nonprofits. He is looking forward to teaching at a CUNY institute and having the opportunity to advocate for LGBTQIA+ youth as part of his research and field work.
Di Wang, Scholar in Residence Spring 2018
Di Wang is a feminist researcher and advocate from China. She is a PhD candidate of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin−Madison, with a focus on SOGIESC rights, legal mobilization and social policy. Her research has been informed by her ten-year experience as a women’s and LGBTQ rights advocate. Using family rights as a focal point, her dissertation investigates the globalization of LGBTQ rights, with an empirical focus on two powerful states – China and the United States. Her work is committed to research-based advocacy and the advancement of analytical tools for social change. She has worked on projects that evaluate the impact of law on women’s and LGBTQ rights in China and in the U.S. with organizations like Open Society Foundations, PILnet, Gender Equality Advocacy and Action Network (GEAAN) and the University of Wisconsin Law School.
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