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Sexuality Studies Career Pathway Profiles

Jaih Craddock
Research Pathway, Class of 2012
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Research Pathway, Class of 2016
Cameron Michels
Research Pathway, Class of 2016
Joshua O Neal
Community-Based Pathway, Class of 2013

Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Thesis Titles throughout the Years

  • Acosta, Anthony
    • Examining transgender men's experiences of community membership in Bay Area queer communities
  • Afra, Hana
    • Opening up, finding support: students' and teachers' LGBQ disclosures
  • Alvarez, Rebecca
    • Clinical research trials and the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder
  • Amato, Brianne
    • Sex after rape: positive outcome in women's post-rape healing processes
  • Anand, Praney
  • Andre, Amy
    • All the words are mine: How women make connections between sexual orientations and sexual experiences with female and male partners.
  • Asbill, D. Lacy
    • Revealing bodies: Fat burlesque and pleasurable subjectivity
  • Avila, Allan
    • Cultural reproduction: Child and adolescent pregnancy in rural Guatemala
  • Darcangelo, Nicole
    • Digital storytelling: exploring youth narratives of gender and sexuality
  • Darling, Jocelyn
    • Beyond just bodies: exploring the identity negotiation and community integration of female partners of trans men
  • Davies, Taylor Ann 
    • Comprehending comprehensive sex education: legislative framing of students, sex & sexuality
  • Decarie, Maryline
    • Threatening Disaster, Promising Salvation. An Analysis of Discourses in Abstinence-Only Sex Education.
      • Publ/date: 2005
      • Call# AS36 2005 HMSX .D43
  • Díaz, Michael
    • Malleable machismo : exploring friendships between straight Latino men and gay men
  • Diener, Ashley
  • Dorsett, Betsy
    • Towards a radical theory of aging: interections of old age, disability and queerness
  • Dunckel, Kaylee Margeret 
    • Constructions of female bisexuality in pornographic film: the 1970s to the 2000s
  • Garcia, Richard
    • Exploring sex, risk, and pleasure among gay and queer trans men
  • Gil, Francisco
    • Paths to care among midlife and older gay men and lesbians
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2013
      • Call# AS36 2013 HMSX .G55
  • Gonzalez, Christine
    • Sexuality education, Latinx zines, and Anzaldúan theories of conocimiento
  • Gould, Wren Ariel
    • Blond bombshells and fierce revolutionaries: Race-based normativities within transgender communities 
      • Publ/date: 2014
  • Greaves, Joseph
    • By the power vested: same-sex marriage and the protection of human dignity
  • Guse, Kylene
    • Sexual moral politics in South Dakota : young women "in the middle"
  • Gullickson, Nicolette
    • Effective legislation? a quantitative analysis of state-level gender identity nondiscrimination laws
  • Gutierrez-Mock, Luis
    • MixT : transgender people assigned female at birth with mixed heritages
  • Jimenez, Alicia
  • Johnson, Calli
    • The queer experience of self-injury: a phenomenological approach to cutting
  • Jones, Justin 
    • Health discrimination, public health and gay and lesbian young adults
  • MacFife, Bex 
    • The not-so-typical patience: gynecological teaching associates and the struggle to queer medicine
  • Madriles, Crystal
  • Marsh, Carolyn
    • Sex educators re-imaging relationships with youth: Defensive and liberatory responses to stigma
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2013
      • Call# AS36 2013 HMSX .M37
  • Martinez, Erik
    • The elephant in the classroom: Sexual diversity and public education
  • Marzullo, Michele
    • Structures to empowerment: Case study of a gay-straight alliance high school club.
  • McDermott, Roe
    • We are not vessels : Irish women's experiences of abortion
  • McNamara, Michael 
    • Condom-free pornography and its effects on viewers' sexual desires and behaviors
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [san Francisco State University], 2013
      • Call# AS36 2013 HMSX .M423
  • McReynolds, Jaih
    • Resiliency in HIV-Positive black women
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2012
      • Call# AS36 2012 HMSX .M37
  • Megathlin, David
    • The Friendships of Sexual Minority Men: Studies in Iceland and Finland.
  • Mendoza, Tiffany Marie 
    • The tie that binds us together: queer Filipina/x Americans, kinship, and survival
  • Michels, Cameron
    • Hypersexuality, misogyny, and possibility in women's rugby
  • Millar, Laura Marie
  • Mills, Robin Devonne
    • They didn't tell us that : Black women's sexuality education in the 1920s-1940s
  • Millspaugh, Andrew 
    • Bay Area Two-Spirits : a historical ethnography of Bay Area Two-Spirit community organizations
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2013
      • Call# AS36 2013 HMSX .M55
  • Mohr, John
    • The bisexual art project: building community through visual media
  • Morin, Steffan Douglas
  • Muñiz-Mella, Iman
    • Portraits of everyday rape and resistance in Dominican Republic
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2014
      • Call# AS36 2014 HMSX .M86
  • Parra, Michelle 
    • Latina Women Navigate the Benefits and Harms of a College Education
  • Perrine, Patrick
    • A Meta-Analysis of Homophobia and Heterosexism in the High School Environment.
  • Peterson, Casey
    • Effects of sexuality education among college freshmen at San Francisco State University
  • Petrillo, Jessica
    • Sexuality policies in psychiatric residential treatment centers: recommendations for recovery oriented services
  • Phan, Vickie
    • Silent minority influences on Asian-American women's HIV testing, attitudes, and concerns
  • Picazo, Angelica Maria
    • Shame, pleasure, and empowerment : a critical analysis of female masturbation on YouTube.
  • Tinga, Arlene 
    • Sex, Sexuality and autism
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2013
      • Call# AS36 2013 HMSX .T56
  • Tokheim, Jake
    • When the invisible become visible: how asexuality is represented in popular culture
  • Toquinto, Signy
    • Reproduction and the dead-already : street-based sex work and the experience of pregnancy
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2014
      • Call# AS36 2014 HMSX .T67
  • Torres, Vanessa
    • Latina sexual identity in early adulthood: negotiating identity within the home and beyond
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2013
      • Call# AS36 2013 HMSX .T67
  • Trace, Brett
    • The effects of queerness on a student's relationship with their alma mater
  • Truesdell, Elizabeth
  • Xavier-Brier, Marik
    • Cruising in cyberspace: an exploration of gay cultures in Second Life

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  • Bannister, Christian
    • Prison reform and the male body : the erasure of consent
  • Barrington, Cassidy
    • Shifts in LGBT organizing at San Francisco State University from 1970-2013
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2014
      • Call# AS36 2014 HMSX .B37
  • Barron, Justin
    • Deserts, oases, and elsewhere: radical LGBT/queer resistance in Palestine and Israel
  • Beougher, Sean
    • I haven't really thought of it: Whiteness in interracial gay male relationships
  • Berteau, Lorree
    • Female disembodiment : condom use and sexual pleasure
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2013
      • Call# AS36 2013 HMSX .B47
  • Bloom, Kendra
    • Working it out : young people negotiate sexual authenticity
  • Boese, Justin
    • Our campus, our lives : an assessment of campus climate for LGBTQ+ students at San Francisco State University
  • Bonem, Lathem
    • Gynecological Health Care and Treatment Among Transgender people (assigned "female" at birth) in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Boyd, Erik
  • Boylan, Elizabeth
    • My family or my country: same-sex binational partners in the United States
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, Califronia] : [San Francisco State University], 2012
      • Call# AS36 2012 HMSX .B69
  • Boyle, Meaghan
    • It's my party, I'll cum if I want to : exploring female masturbation
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2014
      • Call# AS36 2014 HMSX .B69
  • Bricker, Kristen Marie
    • "Condoms and Consent!" Knowledge, efficacy, and positivity in a sexual health program
  • Brooks, Durryle
    • A discourse analysis of the construction of black men's identity within academic journals
  • Brown, William III
    • Double nigrescence : toward a comprehensive model for homosexual African American men's racial identity resilience
  • Buchheit, Christine
    • The relationship between sexual identity and behavior: categorical, continuous, and dimensional perspectives
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2012
      • Call# AS36 2012 HMSX .B83
  • Edmonds, Shaun
    • Stigma, physical activity, and community identification in the bear community
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2012
      • Call# AS36 2012 HMSX .E36
  • Eno, Elizabeth
    • Femme identities and community negotiations : as femme as she wants to be
  • Haner, Shawna
    • Online, acquaintance, and novel situation dating : an analysis of risk
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State Univesity], 2013
      • Call# AS36 2013 HMSX .H36
  • Hentz, Kathleen
    • Participatory engagement and HIV prevention strategies
  • Herman, Clarissa
    • Sex ed-online—the developer's endeavor to create safe space
  • Henry, Rachel
    • "Two sides of a coin": nuances of maternal identity for lesbian mothers
  • Hertzberg, Scott Warren
  • Hirschman, Celeste
  • Hoffman, Amanda Lynn
    • "I'm gay, for Jamie": heterosexual/straight-identified men express desire to have sex with men
  • Hoh, Jessica
    • Queer women, media violence, and heteronormativity
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2014
      • Call# AS36 2014 HMSX .H64
  • Hoppe, Trevor
    • Being gay post-HAART : young HIV-negative gay men negotiating identity, desire, and sexuality
  • Howard, Rachel
    • Towards a history of inclusion : pre-stonewall queer youth activism in San Francisco
  • Hubbard, Stephanie
    • HIV positive youth : negotiating sexual experiences and romantic relationships : an exploratory study
  • Hurtado, Alejandro
  • Kanna, Stephanie
    • The consequencse [sic] of "everybody's doing it" : adolescent sexualty portrayed in the media
  • Khalili, David
    • Title Intersecting identity conflict and sexual silence among Middle Eastern lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer individuals: a qualitative study
  • Killingsworth, Lexus
    • Queer black women in film: alternative historical formations
  • Knowlton, Sarah
    • Sexual health and sexuality content in medical school curriculum
  • Kolber, Jesse
    • Domian-specific stigma consciousness: Race, gender, and sexual orientation
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2014
      • Call# AS36 2014 HMSX .K65
  • Kuntzman, Ruth
    • Creating inclusive classrooms: assessing a gender and sexuality workshop for k-12 educators
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, Califronia] : [San Francisco State University], 2012
      • Call# AS36 2012 HMSX .K86
  • Newton, Nicolas 
    • Transgressive and Complicit: Gay Men Performing Femininity
  • Nguyen, Lan Thi Thu
    • Sexual Behavior and Contraceptive Use Among Unmarried Women in Hanoi, Vietnam: A Qualitative Study.
  • Nguyen, Thi Quynh-Anh
    • Love in the city : sexual coercion among young, single female migrant workers in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Noel, Melita
    • The Trouble with Polyamory: Problems with Race and Class.
  • Nordmarken, Sunny
    • Polyamory and alternative discourses of love / by Sunny Marie Nordmarken.
  • Nybakk, Siri
    • "Talking through the ball gag" : women navigating empowerment and vulnerability in the pursuit of sexual pleasure
  • Ramsey, Jennifer
    • Menstruation education : critical reading of children's books teaching about puberty
  • Rehor, Jennifer
  • Rubin, Jennifer Donna
    • Crossing the digital divide: cyberculture spaces for adolescent queer women of color
  • Ruelos, Spencer Taylor Berdiago 
    • #Everyonegames: Exploring Queer Gamer Identity and Community
  • Valdez, Desiree 
    • "So brave" : a study of women and alternative birth choices in the United States / by Desiree Christine Valdez.
  • Vallin, Lisa
    • Swedish and American youth their thoughts and perceptions surrounding sexual literacy.
  • Vielehr, Peter
    • The Salience of HIV-Positive identify for young gay men living with HIV
  • Young, Danielle
    • "I'm less of a person" : young women, virginity pledges & sexual choices.
  • Campbell, Walter
    • Perspectives on barebacking among gay men and prevention provides in San Francisco
  • Carroll, Julianne Margaret
    • Sex workers your voice counts: sex work, stigma and community
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2012
      • Call# AS36 2012 HMSX .C37
  • Casey, Aine
    • The effects of chronic illness on identity among queer women
  • Castellanos, Santiago
  • Cavaliero, Jennifer
    • The occurrence of unconventional sexual behavior of women
  • Clark, Arial
    • The invisible polyamorists; people of color and polyamory in Oakland, CA
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2012
      • Call# AS36 2012 HMSX .C537
  • Clark, Jennifer
    • Intimate stories : young women's exploration of sexual selves amid discreoant cultural scripts
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2012
      • Call# AS36 2012 HMSX .C5373
  • Cook, Conner
    • Bodies of knowledge: transexual men's experience of medical discourse
      • Publ/date: 2010
      • AS36 2015 HMSX .C67
  • Coop, Marina
    • #dontburythegays : spectators' responses to queer women representation on television
  • Cordasco, Melinda
    • Courts' response to rape victims - it's all for show
  • Cornwell, Stephanie
    • And you belong" : queer hip-hop and identity negotiation among queer young women
  • Crowder, Ryan
    • Incomplete acceptance : qualitative perspectives on homophobia and heterosexism.
  • Fischer, Jessica
    • I say, they say, we say: sexual lexicon commonalities and dissimilarities
  • Fisher, Christopher M
    • Same-sex attracted male youth and abstinence-only sexuality education
  • Fisher, Stephanie
    • Teens, sex, and money: interviews with commercially sexually exploited children
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2012
  • Forrester, Catherine 
    • Stigma, satisfaction and bisexual identity in the online dating environment
  • Fradet, Philippe
    • Fat young adults of color on sex, the internet and acceptance
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2014
  • Franges, Elizaebeth Ashley
    • Raging hegemony: Boy's sexual-self froation amid restricitve social contructs of sexuality
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2013
  • Freeman, Anthony
    • Cultivating community : content analysis of Frank Ocean's coming out and ensuing commentary 
  • Ibarra, Jazmin Victoria 
    • Salsa dancing: exploring ethnic and gender performances in heteronormative and queer spaces
  • Iñiguez, James Rouse
  • Itakura, Kyohei
    • Fetishizing whiteness: liberation, complicity, and dusillusionment in the Gaisen's lives
  • La, Cuong
    • How virginity enhances masculinity: An exploratory study in Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • Lamstein, Joanna 
    • Not Safe for Women: Asserting Control over Trauma through Fan Fiction
  • Leach, Carolyn 
    • Engendering support: transgender youth's interpretations 
  • Leung, Courtney
    • Centering the margins: exploring women of color participation in the SlutWalk movement
  • Lerner, Nava
    • Positive sexuality education benefits young adolescent girls
  • Long, Margarita
  • Lutnick, Alexandra
  • Lykens, James
  • O'Brien, Nathan Patrick
    • "You're really cute for a black guy" - a mixed methods approach to sexual racism on gay dating applications
  • Oliker, Savannah
    • Women's navigation of bisexual identity within monogamous, same-sex partnerships
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2014
      • Call# AS36 2014 HMSX .O45
  • Olsen, Jennifer
    • The missing discourse of female masturbation
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2012
      • Call# AS36 2012 HMSX .O47
  • O'Neal, Joshua
    • Condoms, pleasure & policy : gay men explore condom fit and access issues
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2013
      • Call# AS36 2013 HMSX .O54
  • O'Quinn, Jamie
    • The limits of evidence : queerness in progressive visions of sexuality education
  • Sako, Yuko
    • Pride and prejudice: Japanese women in U.S. base culture and blackness
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2014
      • Call# AS36 2014 HMSX .S35
  • Salazar, Jillian Crystal 
  • Schellenbech, Avry Renay
    • Changing the Conversation: Implementing a Body Positive Intervention to Reduce Fat Stigma
  • Schlabach, Jeffrey 
    • Cruising on the Internet: A Contemporary Analysis of Men in Public Restrooms.
  • Scoggin, Kathleen
    • Development of the Multidimensional Sexual Esteem Scale (MDSES)
  • Scott, Marguerite
    • Not a San Francisco unicorn : visibility and resistance in America's "gay capital"
  • Seifert, Sydney
    • Beyond risk : the evaded curriculum in sexuality education for homeless and marginally housed young women
  • Shafer, Elizabeth
    • Beyond heterosexuality : sexual subjectivity, personal attitudes, and partner negotiations
  • Sinclair-Palm, Julia
    • Feeling in the margins: holding stable and fluid genders in transgender studies
  • Skoor, Rebekah
    • If She is Mom, Then Who Am I?: Identity Formation and Role Negotiation of Non-Biological Lesbian Mothers.
  • Small, Jamie
    • Imperial injustices : representations of "sexual slavery" in the New York Times, 1989-2005
  • Smith, Ebony Treneice
    • "My mama didn't do it" : young black women and sexual knowledge
  • Smith, Helen
    • Mixed race/ethnic lesbian couples discuss donor insemination (DI)
  • Smith, Meghan
    • Tennessee's gateway sexual activity act: hinging success on conformity
  • Sotiriadis, Alexandra
    • Out of the box: exploring adolescent questions and concerns in sex education
  • Stevens, Bethany
  • Stief, Matthew 
    • Agency in sexual orientation research : furthering the integrative paradigm
  • Sugaya, Akiko
  • Suniewick, Ethan
    • The family transition : examining the experiences of parents of transgender people
  • Sydnor, James
    • Queer Virality
      • Imprint: [San Francisco, California] : [San Francisco State University], 2014
      • Call# AS36 2014 HMSX .S93
  • Wardfield, Chris Anastasia 
    • Gender consciousness and gender identity centrality in transgender and cisgender individuals
  • Weissman, Abigial 
  • Wieden, Jenna
    • Masculinity script negotiations and attitudes toward male-resceptive anal play in straight males
  • Weinstein, Leah
  • Willis, Solana 
    • Queer in the Final Frontier: Critiquing Neoliberal Politics in Star Trek: TNG
  • Woleslagle, Brandee
    • Love and relationships in MMORPGs : commitment in cyberspace
  • Zimbardo, Adam
  • Zolala-Tovar, Virginia
  • Zuckerman, Mallory Jordan 
  • Zylbergold, Bonnie
    • Heteroflexibility in North American Television and Film.