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Jeff Perkins

  • Title: Intercultural Specialist, LGBTQ Student Initiatives
  • Phone: 614-688-8449
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Jeff Perkins, (he/him/his) is the LGBTQ Intercultural Specialist in the Student Life MUlticultural Center. He received his Master's of Education in the Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis program from the University of Missouri. Originally from Kansas City, MO, Jeff is passionate about empowering marginalized communities through higher education. He is interested in work that deals with educational equity and college access, specifically through an intersectional lens of race, ethnicity, and LGBTQ identities.

Jeff's research interests and work include looking at the experiences of queer and transgender students of color in higher education. His past professional experiences include work with the University of Missouri's LGBTQ Resource Center, and the Missouri College Advising Corps. He strives to continue help marginalized students find and create spaces on college campuses.