KJ Surkan and transgender people

K.J. Surkan (born February 6, 1969) is an American author and academic whose work focuses on gender.


Surkan earned a bachelor’s degree from Smith College in 1991, then attended University of Minnesota, earning a master’s degree and Ph.D. in English.

Surkan’s 2006 article “Transsexuals Protest Academic¬†Exploitation” summarized the turning point in the academic exploitation of transgender people.

Surkan began teaching at MIT in 2005.


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