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Susan Stryker

Susan Stryker is an award-winning scholar and filmmaker whose historical research, theoretical writing, and creative works have helped shape the cultural conversation on transgender topics since the early 1990s. Dr. Stryker earned her Ph.D. in United States History at the University of California-Berkeley in 1992, later held a Ford Foundation/Social Science Research Council post-doctoral fellowship in sexuality studies at Stanford University, and—before her one-year appointment at Yale (2019-2020)—has been a distinguished visiting faculty member at Harvard University, Northwestern University, Johns Hopkins University, University of California-Santa Cruz, Macquarie University in Sydney, and Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. She is the author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of numerous books and anthologies, including Gay by the Bay: A History of Queer Culture in the San Francisco Bay Area (Chronicle 1996), Queer Pulp: Perverse Passions in the Golden Age of the Paperback (Chronicle 2000), The Transgender Studies Reader (Routledge 2006), Transgender History: The Roots of Today’s Revolution (Seal Press 2008, 2017), and The Transgender Studies Reader 2 (2013).

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Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Gendernauts: A Journey Through Shifting Identities 1999-06-12
Latest Project:
Series Pride 2021-05-14
Known For
Poster of No Ordinary Man
Poster of The Lady and the Dale
Poster of Maggots and Men
Poster of Sex: The Revolution
Series Pride Unknown 2021-05-14
Series The Lady and the Dale Self 2021-01-31
Movie Genderation Self 2021-03-01
Movie No Ordinary Man Self 2021-04-02
Movie Disclosure Unknown 2020-06-19
Movie Masculinity/Femininity Self 2015-03-23
Movie Reel in the Closet Unknown 2015-06-21
Movie Maggots and Men Unknown 2009-06-21
Series Sex: The Revolution Unknown 2008-05-12
Movie Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria Herself / Narrator 2005-06-18
Movie Gendernauts: A Journey Through Shifting Identities Self 1999-06-12