About Us

Our study includes researchers across 4 sites (Oregon, Michigan, Nebraska, and Tennessee) with additional collaborators at the Université de Montréal and Arizona State University. See below for more info about everyone involved in the study!

Study Principal Investigators

L. Zachary DuBois

Assistant Professor; Department of Anthropology at the University of Oregon

Co-leader of the Trans Resilience & Health in Sociopolitical Contexts Study and leader of the Oregon team.

Email me: zdubois@uoregon.edu

Jae A. Puckett

Assistant Professor; Department of Psychology at Michigan State University

Co-leader of the Trans Resilience & Health in Sociopolitical Contexts Study and leader of the Michigan team.

Email me: pucket26@msu.edu

Sites and Teams

Oregon Team

Geeta Eick

Courtesy Research Associate in Anthropology at University of Oregon

Oregon team member

Beyla Geoffrey

Former STAR Lab Team Member at University of Oregon

Oregon team member

Alex Jagielski

STAR Lab Team Member at University of Oregon

Oregon team member

Kelsi Kuehn

Graduate Student; Anthropology Program at University of Oregon

Oregon member

Bex MacFife

Graduate Student; Sociology Program at University of Oregon

Oregon team member

Makinna Miles

Graduate Student; Public Health Program – Health Promotion and Health Behavior at Oregon State University

Oregon team member

Holly Moulton

Graduate Student; Environmental Studies at University of Oregon

Oregon team member

Tian Walker

Graduate Student; Anthropology Program at University of Oregon

Oregon team member

Michigan Team

Kalei Glozier

Graduate student; Clinical Science Program at Michigan State University

Michigan team member

Devon Kimball

Graduate student; Clinical Science Program at Michigan State University

Michigan team member

Rowan Giffel

Trans-ilience Lab Manager

Michigan team member

Maryam Razzaq

Former Trans-ilience Team Member at Michigan State University

Michigan team member

Taylor Anderson

Trans-ilience Team Member at Michigan State University

Michigan team member

Terra Dunn

Trans-ilience Team Member at Michigan State University

Michigan team member

Nebraska Team

Debra Hope

Aaron Douglas Professor; Department of Psychology at the University of Nebraska Lincoln

Leader of the Nebraska team.

Email me: dhope1@unl.edu

Richard Mocarski

Graduate Faculty/Chief Research Officer

University of Nebraska Kearney

Leader of the Nebraska team.

Email me: mocarskira@unk.edu

Brenna Lash

Graduate Student in the Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Member of the Nebraska team

Sarah Price-Bourn

Doctoral Candidate in the College of Communication & Information Sciences

Member of the Nebraska team

Additional Collaborators

Robert-Paul Juster

Assistant Research Professor in Psychiatry and Addiction at the Université de Montréal

Collaborator

Cindi SturtzSreetharan

Associate Professor of Anthropology at Arizona State University

Collaborator