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Assistant Professor, Hofstra University

Dr. S.M. Rodriguez is assistant professor of criminology and sociology and the director of LGBTQ+ studies at Hofstra University (USA). Their book, The Economies of Queer Inclusion: Transnational Organizing for LGBTI Rights in Uganda, examines anti-gay legislative violence and the effects of transnational financing on grassroots sexuality activism in Kampala, Uganda. Their other research interests and publications span African Diasporic queer activism, penal abolition, and transformative justice community organizing.


  • 2016–present
    Assistant Professor of Criminology and Sociology, Hofstra University