Expertise

Teaching Interests; Human Sexuality Studies, Gender, Sexuality, and Queer Studies, Men and Masculinity Studies
Research Interests; Disinhibition and Dating Apps, Toxic Masculinity, Queer Sexualities

Biography

Chris Bryant, M.A., M.Ed. is the Senior Academic and Student Services Coordinator for Temple University Center City and serves as an Adjunct Instructor for Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at several Philadelphia institutions. In addition to his full time work, Chris has served as a LGBT center coordinator and spearheaded programming for LGBT awareness and community outreach. As a presenter and consultant, Chris presents social justice and sexuality education training to students, staff, faculty, and administrators at conferences and workshops. Chris has created and facilitated LGBT “Safe Zone” workshops for several institutions to achieve greater inclusivity in classroom and campus environments. Additionally, Chris has served as the principle investigator for three Diversity and Equity grants from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission—providing LGBT programming at Marshall University and Shepherd University. Chris’ research interests are centered around LGBT administration/student experiences in higher education settings, sexual decision making of MSM who use hook up apps, and hegemonic masculinity. Currently, Chris is completing his PhD in Human Sexuality Studies from Widener University. Previously, Chris earned his Master of Education in Human Sexuality Studies from Widener University, Graduate Certificate in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Temple University, Master of Arts in College Student Development and Administration from Shepherd University, and his Bachelor of Science in Sociology at Shepherd University.

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

  • Bryant, C. (2019, April). A brief history of sexuality: Understanding the complexity of sexuality theories and their necessity. The Boston pride guide, 2019, pp.14-15
  • Bryant, C. (2017, February). Temporarily disabled: Living my life at waist level. MACUHO Magazine, winter 2017, pp.13-14.

Courses Taught

  • GSWS 2815: Love, Marriage, and Family 
  • GSWS 3546/LGBT 3400: Sexuality & Gender