Vic Overdorf

Vic Overdorf

Graduate Student, 2017 Cohort

About Vic Overdorf

Vic holds a B.A. in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies and History from Butler University. Their research focuses heavily in the intersection of queernessand the carceral system, examining the ways in which queer people are vulnerable to state abuse and historical erasure. They completed their senior thesis on gay male prisoners at Alcatraz entitled, “Imprisoning Sexuality: the Abuses of the State in Homosexual Male Incarceration at Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary.”

Education History

B.A., Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies and History, Butler University

Research Interests

Intersections of gender, sexuality, and the carceral state; colonialism and decoloniality; history and/of identity; transgender history