Avery (He/They) is a writer, educator, and leftist from Lorain, OH. He is an adjunct professor of American History and American Government and Politics. Avery’s research, writing, and teaching interests include a Black-queering of history by interrogating social inequalities and systemic injustices throughout U.S. history, Black queer feminism, the socio-political foundations and application of the politics of desire, and popular & visual culture.

Avery is also the cohost of Drag From The Left, a podcast the engages the art of drag from a radical, leftist perspective.

Through his teaching, writing, and podcasting, Avery is dedicated to a liberatory pedagogy that centers on the voices and experiences of marginalized groups that have historically been silenced.

He holds a MA in American Studies from Youngstown State University and a BA in Sociology from the University of Akron.  You can contact him at hello@averyware.org.

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