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Our Staff

Samuel Byrd

Samuel Byrd (any pronouns)


Common office hours topics include: Gender & Sexuality consulting; identity development and coming out; family issues; navigating Yale; leadership; ideas for programs and initiatives; queer activism; regional and national movement building; intersections of queer identity, race, and religion; and mental health & wellness. 

Karis Slattery (she/her)

Program Manager

Common office hours topics include: Faith, spirituality and religious identity, healthy relationships, queer activism, unpacking queer intersectionality, mindfulness, stress-reduction.

Matthew Ellis (He/Him/His)

GSAS Professional Experience Fellow

Common office hours topics include: Yale Graduate and Professional School LBGTQI+ Advocacy. If you have thoughts, suggestions, or recommendations for ways you would like to see the G&P Community grow at Yale, please feel free to reach out and introduce yourself!

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Shiliu Wang (they/them)

Graduate Assistant

Common office hours topics include: queer and trans asian american diasporic identities and longings, prison and police abolition, student and community organizing, self-advocacy and disrupting within the medical industrial complex, sexual health education, navigating conflict and disagreement and transformative justice principles and anything else you want to talk about!