Dr. Lindsay Toman
Dr. Toman is currently an assistant professor at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Her areas of specialization are gender inequality, medical sociology, LGBTQ health, and Queer Theory. She has published multiple articles regarding trans health, has been asked to give lectures at a multitude of institutions, and has been the facilitator of a Healthcare Lecture Series throughout Michigan. She is an Albert Schweitzer fellow and the recipient of an award from the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Toman has spent the past few years studying trans children, their parents, and the doctors who treat them. She conducted semi-structured one-on-one interviews with healthcare professionals, parents of trans adolescents or non-binary children, and trans children in order to gain a better understanding of what was happening when these young people sought treatment.
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Dr. Baker (she/her) is an assistant professor of sociology at Minot State University in North Dakota. Her areas of focus are gender, homeschooling, motherhood, education, and mental health. In the past she's researched relational aggression (bullying) in adolescent...
Dr. Merolla spoke with Val and Dr. Baker about what sociology is, what it isn't, and what it can do for society. David M. Merolla is an associate professor and department chair in the Department of Sociology at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. His research...