Geoffrey Bateman is Associate Dean for Student Support and Experiential Learning and Associate Professor in the Department of Peace and Justice Studies in Regis College. He teaches courses on a range of social justice issues, including conflict transformation, gender and homelessness, LGBT activism and social justice movements, and research and writing in the community. In addition to serving as one of the faculty advisors for the Queer Student Alliance, he also leads Brave Space Trainings as part of the work of the Queer Resource Alliance. His publications include Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Debating the Gay Ban in the Military, and he has written articles on queer theory and peace and justice studies, Horatio Alger and the history of sexuality in the American West, the history of Women’s and Gender Studies as an interdisciplinary field, the ethics of working with women writers experiencing homelessness, queer rhetorics and service-learning, and numerous book reviews and op-ed pieces in the Denver Post, the now defunct Rocky Mountain News, and other community newspapers. He currently serves on the board of The Gathering Place, Denver’s only daytime, drop-in shelter for women, children, and transgender individuals experiencing poverty, some of whom are homelessness.