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Theodore Greene Visiting Scholar in Residence Department of Public Administration and Policy

Additional Positions at AU
Visiting Scholar, Metropolitan Policy Center
Ph.D in Sociology and Graduate Certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies, Northwestern University, 2015

M.A. in Sociology, Northwestern University, 2008

A.B. in English and History, Georgetown University, 2002

Greene's research broadly uses sexual communities to understand how the sociocultural and economic conditions associated with the postindustrial city shape and reconfigure how individuals conceptualize, identify to, and participate in local communities. His current book project, entitled Not in MY Gayborhood: Gay Neighborhoods and the Rise of the Vicarious Citizen, draws on ethnographic, archival, and interview data collected from iconic gay neighborhoods in Washington, DC and Chicago to develop a framework for understanding how community actors legitimate claims of ownership to a neighborhood community in the absence of residential, network, and material ties (vicarious citizenship).
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