Georgiann-Davis-1Georgiann Davis is an intersex sociologist. She was born and raised in the Chicago area, but currently lives in Las Vegas, Nevada with her French Bulldog, Penny, two cats Yoda and Junie, and a handful of finches. After earning her PhD in sociology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, she taught for a number of years at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She eventually landed in Las Vegas, Nevada where she currently is employed as an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She regularly teaches courses on gender, sexuality, and the body, as well as social statistics, to both undergraduate and graduate students. In addition to her book, Contesting Intersex: The Dubious Diagnosis (2015, NYU Press), Georgiann has published numerous articles for various outlets ranging from Ms. Magazine to The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. She also was the co-editor of a special issue on intersex for the journal Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics (2015). Georgiann has presented her work around the country at professional sociological association meetings, intersex symposiums, and continuing medical education events at both UC Davis Medical Center and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Outside of the university, from 2014-2015, Georgiann served as president of the AIS-DSD Support Group, one of the largest intersex support groups in the world. In August of 2015, she received the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Alumni Award for Public Sociology. Georgiann is honored to serve on InterACT’s board, a position she’s held since January 2016.