Puckett Receives Transgender Research Award from APA
Jae Puckett received the 2022 Transgender Research Award from the Society of Sexual Orientation, Division 44 of the American Psychological Association.
The APA’s Division 44 focuses on the diversity of human sexual orientations and gender identities by promoting relevant research and education in the pursuit of social justice. The Society aims to further educate the public on sexual and gender diversity with hopes to enact change on public policy and advance the health and well-being of those in the LGBTQ+ community.
The Transgender Research Award highlights and honors research that makes a notable contribution to this goal of understanding, health and well-being of transgender people and gender diversity in society. Puckett earned the recognition based on their most recent research area surrounding minority stress in transgender and gender diverse communities.
To read more about Puckett, visit socialscience.msu.edu