Emmett Harsin Drager

Post Doctoral Fellow

Emmett Harsin Drager is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies. Dr. Harsin Drager received their PhD in American Studies and Ethnicity from the University of Southern California. Their research focuses on the history of trans therapeutics in the United States, charting the development of “transsexuality” as a category, an identity, and a diagnosis. Dr. Harsin Drager is working on their first book manuscript, To Be Seen: Transsexuals and the Gender Clinic. Their writing can be found in TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, GLQ: Gay and Lesbian Quarterly, and the anthology Turning Archival (Duke University Press).  

Dr. Emmett Harsin Drager