Dr. Eli R. Green is the founder of the Transgender Training Institute, LLC. He is a nationally recognized trainer who helps non-profits, direct service, medical providers, and educational professionals expand their LGBQ and transgender-related cultural competency. Dr. Green’s book, co-authored with Luca Maurer, The Teaching Transgender Toolkit: A Facilitator’s Guide to Increasing Knowledge, Decreasing Prejudice & Building Skills is the first of it’s kind and offers best practices and lessons for teaching transgender content. As a consultant, he has developed and leads LGBQ & transgender specific train-the-trainer courses, and provides ongoing technical assistance and coaching for current educators and trainers. His award winning research focuses largely on reducing prejudice toward transgender people and communities through education and training. He is an interdisciplinary sexualities scholar, an Assistant Professor of Public Health at William Paterson University and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Center for Human Sexuality Studies graduate program at Widener University. Dr. Green holds a PhD in Human Sexuality Studies from Widener University, in addition to Masters Degrees in Human Sexuality Education (Widener University) and Applied Women’s Studies (Claremont Graduate University). He is a Certified Sexuality Educator (CSE) through the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors & Therapists (AASECT), and is a professional member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH). More about Dr. Green and his work at www.elirgreenphd.com.
Since 2007, Jaymie Campbell, MA, MEd has been working in health promotion, social services, HIV research, and sexuality education. After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Feminist Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz, Jaymie began his non-profit career working with marginalized populations in the Tenderloin District of San Francisco. He received a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, emphasis in Community Mental Health, from the California Institute of Integral Studies and focused his clinical internship on working with homeless queer and transgender youth of color.
Jaymie is most passionate about the framework of racial microaggressions and its intersections with gender identity and sexual orientation. He specializes in trainings for medical providers, behavioral health providers, educators, and community based organizations on strategies for improving services for populations facing intersecting oppressions. He has obtained a Master of Education in Human Sexuality Studies and is a 4th year doctoral candidate. His dissertation topic is focused on research into race and transgender microaggressions experienced by transgender people of color.