Simone Kolysh

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  • Undergraduate Faculty

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Alumnae Hall, Room 318


Dr. Kolysh is a lesbian agender mother of four and a feminist scholar of race, gender, and sexuality committed to a revolutionary future. Their background in Biology, Public Health, LGBTQ studies, and Sociology aids their interdisciplinary work and scholar-activism. A culmination of the last ten years, Dr. Kolysh’ book, Everyday Violence: The Public Harassment of Women and LGBTQ People, will be published in August 2021 with Rutgers University Press. You can learn more about Dr. Kolysh at


  • BA - Biology - NYU
  • MPH - Community Public Health - NYU
  • MA - Sociology - Brooklyn College, CUNY
  • PhD - Sociology - The Graduate Center, CUNY
    • Concentration: LGBTQ Studies;
    • Graduate Certificate: Women’s Studies.