Bethany Grace Howe is a doctoral candidate within the University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication. As both a researcher and a transgender woman, she works to understand the effect of media-based and interpersonally communicated microaggressions on transgender people. When she's not researching she enjoys consulting and public speaking regarding these issues, particularly where they involve gender diverse youth.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: University of Oregon, 2016. Graduate, Summa Cum Laude, University of Missouri School of Journalism, 2004.