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Susan K. Cahn

Professor of History
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Transgender athletes, gender and sexuality in sports, homophobia in sports, women’s history, feminist theory, history of chronic illness, history of mental illness

Susan K. Cahn is an expert on women’s and LGBTQ history, with much of her work focusing on sports.

The author of “Coming On Strong: Gender and Sexuality in Women's Sport,” Cahn can discuss topics that include transgender athletes and gender-testing of female athletes. She has been quoted on these topics in media outlets such as The New York Times, Mother Jones and Marie Claire.

Cahn’s research interests also include the history of chronic illness, disability and psychiatry, especially in the context of women’s history. She can speak to media about these topics as well.

CONTACT:

Susan K. Cahn, PhD
Professor of History
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

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