Timothy R. Bussey, Ph.D. (they/them) is the Associate Director for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, where they support LGBTQ+ inclusivity initiatives across campus and beyond. In addition to this, they also serve as the Executive Director of Ace and Aro Alliance of Central Ohio and the Vice President for the Board of Directors of the Newark Ohio Pride Coalition. Previously, they served both as the Acting Operational Director of the Newark Ohio Pride Coalition and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Kenyon College. Their research interests include queer military history, LGBTQ+ educational support, and LGBTQ+ politics and policy. Their most recent work has been published by BUST Magazine, The Associated Press, and The Gay & Lesbian Review among others.