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Erin Lavender-Stott

Erin Lavender-Stott is a second year PhD student in the department of Human Development with a Family Studies focus. Erin is a native of Blacksburg, VA and comes from a line of academics. She has a psychology degree from Hollins University, as well as a master’s degree in general psychology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Her research broadly focuses on sexual minority couples and families. In her free time Erin likes to quilt and go to movies with friends. More about Erin...

How do the universities in Switzerland and Milan discuss diversity and inclusion? It is a topic that is frequently being discussed within higher education in the United States, including at Virginia Tech. What are the discussions being had abroad? In particular, how are discussions had about sexuality and gender variations/spectrums?Erin