Brian Riedel

Brian Riedel received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Rice in 2005 and was hired by CSWGS in 2008 to manage an undergraduate research program, the Seminar and Practicum in Engaged Research.  His own research and teaching interests include: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer social movements; these movements' complex relationships to feminism and feminist studies; oral and archival history preservation; community engaged research; and the concepts of place and collective memory. Geographically, his work has focused on modern Greece, Europe, and the United States. His work has been published in the Journal of Mediterranean Studies, PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology ReviewSomatechnics, CITE: the Architecture and Design Review of Houston, and in the anthologies AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men (University of Florida Press, 2010) and Homophobias: Lust and Loathing Across Time and Space (Duke University Press, 2009).