Kristen Hogan, PhD
Education Coordinator, UT Gender & Sexuality Center
As Education Coordinator at the UT Gender & Sexuality Center: Serving Women & LGBTQA Communities, Kristen creates, coordinates, and facilitates gender justice and LGBTQA+ justice workshops to make the UT Austin campus (and connected spaces in Austin) safer and more welcoming for women and LGBTQA people. Her workshop facilitation practice is informed by her experience with collaborative queer antiracist feminist organizing including practicing women’s and gender studies librarianship at UT Austin, teaching Women’s and Gender Studies at LSU and UT Austin, working at BookWoman in Austin, and co-managing the antiracist, trans-positive Toronto Women’s Bookstore. She is the author of a new book, The Feminist Bookstore Movement: Lesbian Antiracism and Feminist Accountability, Duke University Press, 2016.
Aki Imai, BA
Psychology Fellow, UT Counseling & Mental Health Center
Aki is a Psychology Fellow at CMHC. Aki seeks to cultivate more spaces for genderqueer, gender non-conforming, and non-binary students at UT to find solidarity and support each other. Aki is also interested in making safer places within campus to address issues of interpersonal violence and trauma. Aki is also an international student from Japan, and seeks to reach out to other international students to discuss issues of cultural adjustment.
Jackie Salcedo, MEd
Graduate Coordinator & Undergraduate Advisor, UT Center for Women’s & Gender Studies
Alma Jackie Salcedo is the Graduate Coordinator for the WGS MA Program, and the Undergraduate Advisor for the WGS BA degree. She earned her B. S. in Radio-Television-Film, and her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration at The University of Texas at Austin. Jackie began working full-time with the Center for Women’s & Gender Studies in 2005 and helped foster the growth of its programming and reputation. Her experience includes working at NPR’s Latino USA (produced at KUT Austin), the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center in San Antonio Texas, and graduate study of social justice and student identity/intellectual development theory. She is also a recipient of the Texas Exes James W. Vick Award for Excellence in Academic Advising.
Joey Hannah, PhD
Psychologist & LGBTQ Diversity Coordinator, UT Counseling & Mental Health Center
Joey is a psychologist with the CMHC where he does programming for services with the queer community on campus. He is interested in topics related to sexual, gender, and relationship diversity, as well as technology, gaming, and social media.
Kimberly Burdine, PhD
Psychologist & Diversity Coordinator, UT Counseling & Mental Health Center
Dr. Kimberly Burdine (pronouns: she/her/hers) is a licensed psychologist and has worked in university counseling for over 6 years. Kim currently serves as a psychologist and diversity coordinator at The University of Texas at Austin. In her work with the college population, providing specialized services for students who are historically marginalized and underserved has been most rewarding. This work includes consultation and support with various departments, offices, and student organizations in effort to increase awareness around mental health and diversity consciousness. Most recently, Kim is working to promote mental health awareness and reduction of stigma associated with mental health concerns and help-seeking in underserved communities.
UT Sociology, Women’s & Gender Studies, & LGBTQ/Sexualities Studies Programs
Linda Serna is an undergraduate at The University of Texas of Austin studying Sociology and Women’s & Gender Studies with a certificate in LGBTQ/Sexualities Studies. In addition to hir academic passions, Linda works to make the campus a more inclusive place through hir roles in Queer People of Color Allies (QPOCA), Voices Against Violence and as a Peer Educator for the Counseling and Mental Health Center. Through working with these organizations, Linda has created and facilitated many conversations around the intersectional oppression that people of color face in their lifetime. Inside and outside of these groups, when the opportunity appears, Linda helps other marginalized students navigate the University, assisting them in their efforts for resources, accommodations, and connections.
Samantha Archer, BA
UT Biological Anthropology Program
Samantha Archer is a second-degree seeking undergraduate pursuing a degree in biology. She received her B.A. in Anthropology and Women’s and Gender Studies from the University of Texas in 2014. Originally as an undergraduate, she was a member of the 3rd Peers for Pride cohort, and worked with both the Gender & Sexuality Center and Voices Against Violence as a student staff member. She hopes to attend graduate school for molecular anthropology and science and technology studies. Her research interests include the history and philosophy of science, queer and feminist interpretations of science, and the epigenetic inheritance of violence and trauma. She currently conducts research on campus on modern and ancient DNA with the Bolnick Molecular Anthropology lab.
Sarah Sloan, LCSW-S
Clinical Assistant Professor, UT School of Social Work
Sarah Sloan is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the UT School of Social Work. She has over 13 years of experience as a clinical social worker, working in agency and university settings focused on mental health and mental health access for LGBTQ clients. Sarah is a community volunteer in the Austin arts and with organizations that promote social justice for all. She loves all types of music and is a voracious reader.
Sebastián Colón-Otero, MSW
Psychotherapist, UT Counseling & Mental Health Center
Sebastián Colón-Otero is a psychotherapist in the Counseling and Mental Health Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Sebastián hopes his experiences a s Latinx trans* as well as his over 20 yrs of experience as an activist -within and outside LGBTQ/queer communities- can improve our campus to be more inclusive of, respectful to, and in allyship with the trans* and queer communities in all their diversity. As a mental health provider he is interested in mental health approaches that are grounded and informed by self-determination, identity, intersectionalities and anti-oppression perspectives. He is interested in policy work that is rooted in an intention of justice, diversity and inclusion for all.