Teaching & Mentoring

Recent Events
"Understanding the Wellbeing of LGBTQIA Populations & Youth" Panel
  • September 20, 2021
  • youtu.be/3WbamasX7EI

Dr. Russell recently served as a panelist in a webinar entitled “Understanding the Wellbeing of LGBTQIA Populations & Youth,” hosted by Youth-Nex. Please click here to watch the panel.

Upcoming Meetings
These meetings are open to invited guests
Fall 2021 Lab Meetings
  • Wednesday, 4-5 PM
  • Zoom

During the academic year, SOGI hosts open meetings every other Wednesday afternoon to discuss lab news, share project updates, and provide an opportunity to collaborate on our projects. Due to the current Covid-19 crisis, all of our meetings will be held over Zoom until further notice. If you would like to be notified of upcoming meetings, or to learn more about the lab, please reach out to us at UTHDFSFlawn@gmail.com.

These meetings are a great way to learn more about the work we do at SOGI and get involved.  Meetings are open to students, faculty, staff, and invited guests — we would love for you to join us!

For other questions and accommodations, please contact us.

Work With Us
Become a Grad Student
Become a Postdoctoral Fellow
We are looking for a new postdoctoral scholar! Please follow the job link below for more information.
Postdoctoral Fellow Job Posting
Become an Undergrad Research Assistant
Undergraduate research assistants support the research of the SOGI: Health & Rights lab.

Research assistants may volunteer or sign up for course credit; a limited number of positions may be available for pay.  Research tasks will include data entry, basic data summary analysis and reporting, library research / literature searches and bibliographic database management, and some data analysis (depending on interests and experience). Ability to work both independently and as part of a team is essential.  Previous experience including library searches, bibliography software, Microsoft Excel and Word, and statistical analysis software are desirable but not necessary.  However, interested students at different experience levels are encouraged to apply – no prior experience is required. If you are interested, please send the following information by email to: UTHDFSFlawn@gmail.com. Please include:

  •   Name / contact information
  •   Class and major / minor
  •   GPA
  •   Description of prior research experience, if any
  •   Description of interest in the projects of the lab
  •   Interest in course credit or a volunteer position
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Request a Reference
If you would like a letter of recommendation from Dr. Russell, please request the letter at least 3-4 weeks ahead of time, and provide him with all of the necessary materials, using the checklist below.
Download Letter of Reference Checklist
Suggested Readings