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Danny Mathews

Director of the Gender & Sexuality Center, Gender and Sexuality Center

Danny Mathews (he/him, they/them) joined the Carleton community in December 2018, as the Gender & Sexuality Center’s Director. Danny is committed to advocating for LGBTQIA+ students in higher education and equipping faculty and staff who interact with students with the necessary information and resources to support the needs of LGBTQIA+ people in their spaces. He has worked with AIDS Foundation Chicago, Planned Parenthood, and The American Red Cross to provide enriching experiences that support the well-being of LGBTQIA+ communities. His professional career in higher education has centered the needs of historically underrepresented student populations at Virginia Tech, Illinois State University, and the University of Illinois. Danny has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Women’s and Gender Studies and completed his M.S.Ed. in College Student Personnel Administration both from Illinois State University. Danny enjoys spending time with friends and family at the lake, reading gritty memoirs, indulging in delicious iced coffee drinks, and lounging on the couch with his cat, Pootie.


At Carleton since 2018.