Dr. E. Mae Guthman

“Do leaves shake the wind?” (Gliske 2019, Transgender Health Research, and Inclusion in the Academy)

Dr. E. Mae Guthman (she/her/hers, @ukleghoul, emaescience.com) is a queer trans woman, neuroscientist, and activist. She is based and does her research in colonized Lenapehoking, the occupied territories of the Lenni Lenape. Mae is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute where she studies how estrogens and androgens flexibly regulate hormone-sensitive neural networks over long timescales to control social behavior. Mae received her PhD (2019) in neuroscience from the University of Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus where she was a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship for her thesis work with Drs. Molly Huntsman and Diego Restrepo. She received her BS in psychology (2014) from the University at Buffalo. Her activism promotes inclusivity, equity, and diversity in the academy.

Visit her website and follow her on Twitter @ukleghoul