TUCSON, Ariz. — The University of Arizona is creating four tenured professor positions to expand its transgender studies courses.
The school says two positions would start a year from now and be based in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. The other two will not be filled until next year, with a start date of fall 2015.
Comrie says the issues that transgender people face in politics, medicine and other areas are relevant topics that warrant university-level expertise.
Institute director Susan Stryker says the professors would offer courses related to transgender issues along with classes in their primary area of study.
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