Gina Olson

Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality

Gina Olson is Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (CSGS) and Project Director for "Closeted/Out in the Quadrangles: A History of LGBTQ Life at the University of Chicago." She manages the administration and operation of CSGS and oversees the organization of the Center's conferences, series, seminars, lectures, and other programs. Her interests include gender and racial justice, sexual liberation and reproductive justice, community building and world making, film and media, human rights, and Latin American politics and culture. She is a cofounder of the activist group Queer to the Left and for several years was president of the board of directors for Women in the Director's Chair.