Travis York

MA Student

Areas of Interest

  • Queer Theory
  • Social Movement Studies
  • Gender Theory
  • Reproductive Justice
  • History of Gender and Sexuality
  • Intellectual Tradition
  • Black Feminist Thought
  • Disability Studies


Travis York (he/they) is a MA student in the Women and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto. They hold their BA in History from Princeton University. His research lies at the intersection of gender, sexuality, and disability. Travis’ work aims to spotlight and uplift research at the intersection of queerness and disability through an intersectional framework that relies on both modern and historical analysis.

Program: MA 2023


BA, Princeton University

Master’s Research Paper

Supervisor: Judith Taylor

Selected Works

Beloved Beardless Boys: Medieval Male Same-Sex Relations in the Middle Eastern and North African Regions, Ninth Through Thirteenth Centuries, University of California – Berkeley Undergraduate History Journal