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Lee Thorpe, Jr.

Visiting Scholar & PRODiG Fellow 

Lee Thorpe, Jr. joined the SUNY Plattsburgh Department of Sociology as the PRODiG Fellow in Fall 2022. Thorpe is currently a sociology doctoral candidate at West Virginia University. He received his Master of Arts in Humanities and Social Thought from New York University and his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Stony Brook University. During his master’s program, Thorpe studied abroad in the Netherlands and took part in the Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture, and Society at the University of Amsterdam. His primary areas of research and teaching interests are in sexualities, gender, social psychology, and sociological theory. Currently, Thorpe’s dissertation focuses on the formation of LGBTQ+ relationships and the factors that influence the maintenance and/or dissolution of these relationships. 

  • Education
    • M.A. in Humanities and Social Thought, New York University, 2015
    • B.A. in Sociology, Stony Brook University, 2012
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