Harrison Apple

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. Their research interests include Archival Studies, Exhibition Design, Urban History, Oral History, Transgender Studies, and Feminist Theory. Their work has been published in Transgender Studies Quarterly (Duke University Press), Out history.org, and in the forthcoming Introduction to Transgender Studies from Harrington Park Press edited 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

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Harrison Apple
Ph.D. Candidate


Bachelors of Humanities and Arts (Global Studies and Fine Art) - Carnegie Mellon University 2013
Pittsburgh, PA

Masters of Arts (Gender and Women's Studies) - University of Arizona 2017