About Harrison Apple
Harrison Apple is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department Gender and Women's Studies with a minor in Information. They are the founding co-director of the Pittsburgh Queer History Project, an oral history and media preservation project focused on working-class LGBTQ histories and nightlife in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania with an emphasis on after-hours clubs. Their research interests include Archival Studies, Exhibition Design, Urban History, Oral History, and Transfeminist Theory. Their work has been published in Transgender Studies Quarterly (Duke University Press), Out history.org, and in Introduction to Transgender Studies from Harrington Park Press (2019) by Ardel Haefle-Thomas.
They are a former 2013-2015 Artist-in-Residence of the Center for the Arts in Society at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA) where they also received their bachelors degree in Global Studies and Fine Art in 2013. They received their Masters degree in Gender and Women's Studies from the University of Arizona in 2017.
Areas of Study
Gender and Women's Studies; Information Science
Bachelors of Humanities and Arts (Global Studies and Fine Art) - Carnegie Mellon University 2013
Masters of Arts (Gender and Women's Studies) - University of Arizona 2017
Archival Studies, Exhibition Design, Urban History, Oral History, Transgender Studies, and Feminist Theory.
Apple, Harrison. "The $10,000 Woman." Transgender Studies Quarterly 2, no. 4 (2015): 553-564.
Apple, Harrison. "The Most Livable City: A Reading of Pittsburgh’s 1976 “Massage Parlor War." In Introduction to Transgender Studies. Forthcoming 2017 from Harrington Park Press. Edited by Ardel Haefel-Thomas.
University of Arizona iSchool
ESOC 300: Digital Storytelling and Culture
ESOC 212: Social Media Strategies Across Professions
ESOC 488: Social Media and Surveillance
ESOC 340: Information, Multimedia Design, and the Moving Image
University of Arizona Department of Gender and Women's Studies
GWS 150: Gender and Contemporary Society (TA)
Carneige Mellon University Dietrich School
US Gay and Lesbian History (TA)
Carneige Mellon University School of Art
TransQ Television (TA)