Just Go In Looking Good

The Resistance, Resilience, and Kinship-Building of Trans* College Students

Just Go In Looking Good

Note: Registration is closed for this event.

Z Nicolazzo, an assistant professor of higher education and student affairs at Northern Illinois University, will discuss the experiences of transgender college students, and what they can teach everyone about envisioning more equitable and just educational spaces.

Nicolazzo teaches courses on college student development, postsecondary access, and diversity, equity and culture. Hir research centers on trans* collegians, with a particular emphasis on trans* student resilience and kinship-building. Nicolazzo has published in a variety of scholarly and practitioner-focused publications, including the Journal of LGBT YouthJournal of Diversity in Higher EducationAbout CampusJournal of Critical Scholarship on Higher Education and Student Affairs, and TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly

Nicolazzo holds a Ph.D. in student affairs in higher education and a graduate certificate in women's, gender and sexuality studies from Miami University, a master's in college student personnel from Western Illinois University, and a bachelor's in philosophy from Roger Williams University. 


Sponsored By
Center for Innovative Learning | Residence Life and Student Conduct | PRIDE | Gender and Women's Studies | Division of Student Affairs | Sarah W. Heath Center for Equality and Justice


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