Timothy R. Bussey

Assistant Director for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Kenyon College

Timothy R. Bussey, Ph.D. is the Assistant Director for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Kenyon College, where he specializes in supporting LGBTQ+ students. He is a recent graduate of the Dept. of Political Science at the University of Connecticut, and his doctoral dissertation focused upon the histories of exclusion facing queer and transgender persons in the American military and intelligence communities from World War I to present. His research interests are LGBTQ+ politics, LGBTQ+ educational support, and queer military history.

Experience

  • –present
    Assistant Director for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Kenyon College
  • 2016–2018
    Lecturer for the Rainbow Center, University of Connecticut
  • 2015–2018
    Lecturer for the Dept. of Political Science, Philosophy, and Geography, Eastern Connecticut State University
  • 2013–2018
    Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, University of Connecticut
  • 2012–2018
    Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Dept. of Political Science, University of Connecticut

Education

  • 2018 
    University of Connecticut, Ph.D. in Political Science
  • 2017 
    University of Connecticut, Graduate Certificate in College Instruction
  • 2016 
    University of Connecticut, Graduate Certificate in Feminist Studies
  • 2014 
    University of Connecticut, M.A. in Political Science with a concentration in American Studies
  • 2012 
    Columbus State University, B.A. in Political Science
  • 2011 
    Regent's Park College, University of Oxford, Visiting Student Certificate in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics

Professional Memberships

  • Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals