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2021 LGBTQ Advocate Award

The LGBTQ Advocate Award recognizes a faculty member, staff member, or student who demonstrates a commitment to advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues on campus.

Mitsunori Misawa

Mitsunori MisawaMitsunori Misawa, PhD, is associate professor and associate head of the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is also the chair of the Chancellor’s Commission for LGBT People.

Misawa’s major areas of research center on social justice and encompass the intersectionality of race, gender, and sexual orientation, academic and workplace bullying, policy and leadership studies, human resource and organizational development, social sciences research methodologies, and adult learning in professional settings.