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


Chris Bryant, M.A., M.Ed. serves as an Adjunct Instructor, Sexuality Educator, and Higher Education Consultant. Teaching areas include Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Higher Education, and Sociology. In addition to his current 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. You can learn more about him at

Curriculum Vitae

Completed Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Sociology-Shepherd University
  • Master of Arts in College Student Development and Administration-Shepherd University
  • Master of Education in Human Sexuality Studies-Widener University
  • Graduate Certificate in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies-Temple University

Degrees in Progress

  • PhD in Human Sexuality Studies-Widener University
  • Master of Arts in Sociology-American Public University

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