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Kristie Seelman

Assistant Professor    

Dr. Kristie Seelman is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. Dr. Seelman’s research focuses on improving social welfare services and education settings for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) people and addressing health disparities affecting these populations. Dr. Seelman has studied transgender individuals’ experiences in higher education and in crisis services, the role of gay-straight alliances for LGBTQ youth and young adults, and health care planning decisions among LGB and same-gender-loving older adults. She has published articles in the Journal of Social Work Education, the Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, Gender & Education, Children & Youth Services Review, and theJournal of Social Service Research. Dr. Seelman has been invited to write about her research for online media outlets including The Huffington Post and the Disruptive Women in Health Care health policy blog.