Graeme Reid

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Lecturer of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
WLH, Rm 320
Graeme Reid is the Director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights Program at Human Rights Watch. He is an expert on LGBT rights. He has conducted research, taught and published extensively on gender, sexuality, LGBT issues, and HIV/AIDS. Before joining Human Rights Watch in 2011, Reid was the founding director of the Gay and Lesbian Archives of South Africa, a researcher at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research and a lecturer in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies at Yale University. An anthropologist by training, Reid received an master’s from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and a PhD from the University of Amsterdam.
In Spring 2018, he will teach WGSS 625 01 (22159) /ANTH381/WGSS378: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Human Rights, an examination of historical, cultural, and political aspects of sexual orientation, gender identity, and human rights in the context of globalization.