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Timothy R. Bussey

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

Timothy R. Bussey, Ph.D. (they/them) is the Associate Director for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, where they support LGBTQ+ inclusivity initiatives across campus and beyond. In addition to this, they also serve as the Executive Director of Ace and Aro Alliance of Central Ohio and the Vice President for the Board of Directors of the Newark Ohio Pride Coalition. Previously, they served both as the Acting Operational Director of the Newark Ohio Pride Coalition and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Kenyon College. Their research interests include queer military history, LGBTQ+ educational support, and LGBTQ+ politics and policy. Their most recent work has been published by BUST Magazine, The Associated Press, and The Gay & Lesbian Review among others.

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Associate Director for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion , Kenyon College
  • 2018–2020
    Assistant Director for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Kenyon College
  • 2019–2019
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, 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
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
  • Out in STEM (oSTEM)