• Associate Professor, History
  • Affiliated Faculty, Gender Studies


  • “Queering the Past,” Interdisciplinary Graduate Gender and Sexuality Seminar, January, 2017 . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/17/2017.
  • "AIDS and the Silent Majority" invited lecture at McMaster University, Medical Humanities Program, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/18/2016.
  • "AIDS and the Silent Majority," Tanner Humanities Center. Presentation, Presented, 11/09/2016.
  • “’People Were Fucking Dying’: AIDS as a Impetus for Coming Out, Western Association of Women Historians, San Diego, CA, April 2017 . Conference Paper, Accepted, 11/01/2016.
  • “Queer Reactions to the Myth of Pedophilia,” “Gay American History @ 40 Conference,” May of 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 05/06/2016.
  • “Queering the Past,” Interdisciplinary Graduate Gender and Sexuality Seminar, January, 2016 . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/19/2016.
  • “Past, Present and Future of Infectious Diseases,” Leonardo “After Hours,” January 2016. Presentation, Presented, 01/14/2016.
  • “HIV and Oral History” Kristen Ries and Maggie Snyder HIV Symposium, Fall 2015 . Presentation, Presented, 10/02/2015.
  • “Families of Choice, Race, and AIDS Care,” Who’s Beloved Community Conference, Emory University, . Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 10/01/2013.
  • “Sexuality in Power,” Panel Discussion for Venus in Furs, Salt Lake Acting Company . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2013.
  • “Gay Family Matters,” Keynote, Women’s Week, . Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 10/01/2013.
  • “Martha Wilson and the Historical Context of Backlash,” for Martha Wilson: Staging the Self, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2013.
  • “Gay Family: Advice for Clinical Practice,” Intermountain Health Care. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2013.
  • Teaching the Vietnam War Through Music, Granite School District Teacher Training. Presentation, Presented, 12/01/2012.
  • The Red Scare, Granite School District Teacher Traning. Presentation, Presented, 10/01/2012.
  • Organized and commented on a panel on Homosexuality at the AHA-PCB. Other, Presented, 08/10/2012.
  • “Gay Family: Advice for Clinical Practice,” Generations and The Utah Veterans & Families Summit, March, 2012 . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/15/2012.
  • “Seeking Sexual Autonomy Amid Enslavement,” Sexuality and Slavery Conference, Chair and Commentator, . Other, Presented, 11/12/2011.
  • “A History of Gay Family,” Biological Basis of Sex Pediatric Conference, Park City, September, 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/12/2011.
  • “Marriage and Class in America,” commentator and moderator, Berkshire Conference on Women’s History, Summer 2011 . Other, Presented, 06/15/2011.
  • A Brief History of Immigration Policy, Park City Forum. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/25/2010.
  • “A Brief History of Immigration Policy,” Park City Forum, October 2010 . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/25/2010.
  • Teaching Laura Ingalls Wilder and Louise Erdrich. Presentation, Presented, 05/01/2010.
  • “Gender on the Frontier,” Rosepark Senior Center. Presentation, Presented, 04/15/2010.
  • Lesbians, Motherhood and the State in the 1970s,” Tanner Conference on Human Values, Spring 2010 . Conference Paper, Presented, 03/15/2010.
  • Neo-Liberalism. Presentation, Presented, 03/15/2010.
  • Journalists in Vietnam. Presentation, Presented, 03/01/2010.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • "Grass-Roots Feminism". PI: Elizabeth Clement. University Research Committee, 12/01/2008 - 12/01/2009. Total project budget to date: $5,169.00
  • "We Are Family". PI: Elizabeth Clement. American Philosophical Society, 08/01/2008 - 08/01/2009. Total project budget to date: $33,000.00
  • "We Are Family". PI: Elizabeth Clement. Gender and Sexuality Research Fellowship, College of Humanities , 06/01/2006 - 08/01/2008. Total project budget to date: $7,327.00

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • HIV in Utah Oral History Project. PI: Elizabeth Clement. 05/25/2015 - 01/01/2019.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • South-Eastern Asia
  • United States of America


  • I submitted a chapter of my book project "We are Family" to the Journal of Women's History, the top journal in Women's HIstory. I recieved a very positive revise and resubmit that basically asks for more historiographical background, but changes to the structure or to the argument. I plan to complete these revisions by late spring. Revise/resubmit(1), 07/01/2017.
  • I co-authored a textbook chapter for Routleges new textbook Queer American HIstory with my student Beans Velocci, who has now gone on to Yale. The chapter is titled "Modern Sexuality for Modern Times.". In press, 11/01/2016.
  • Reviewed Columbia Law scholar Katherine Franke's Wedlocked for the online legal forum, Concurring Opinions.. Released, 02/29/2016.
  • Chad Heap, Slumming, Reviews in American History. Published, 12/01/2011.