Dr. Adam Geary

2013 Winner

Dr. Adam Geary smiling for photo

Dr. Adam Geary is Associate Professor in Gender & Women's Studies and Affiliate Faculty of the UA Institute for LGBT Studies.  His research brings AIDS studies into critical conversations with black studies, Foucauldian studies, and queer studies.  His recent book, Antiblack Racism and the AIDS Epidemic: State Intimacies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), examines the role of antiblack state violence in producing the social vulnerability and embodied susceptibility to HIV infection that have organized the US AIDS epidemic. Professor Geary received his Ph.D. in the History of Consciousness from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 2004.