Aaron Devor reappointed as Chair in Transgender Studies at UVIC

Written on 02/22/2021
Taysha Jarrett

5-year renewal of Aaron Devor appointment as Chair of Transgender Studies in UVIC's department that has become a leader in diversity and equity.

Working closely with the university, students, research colleagues and the community, Devor fulfilled his first five-year mandate. He secured research grants, advised and collaborated with visiting scholars, and sponsored the biennial Moving Trans History Forward conferences (MTHF). The MTHF conference is virtual this year, March 11 – 14, and registration is open for those are interested in joining a lively discussion with community activists, academics, artists and allies from around the globe.

Devor has worked tirelessly in public education and knowledge translation on all things trans through public lectures, keynotes, and plenary addresses around the world. He has advised policy-makers and published countless books, chapters and scholarly articles.


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