K.L. Broad, PhD

Associate Professor, Joint Appointment (Sociology and CGSWSR)
University of Florida Term Professor (2017-2020)
Graduate Coordinator (CGSWSR)


K.L Broad has a PhD in Sociology (1998) from Washington State University and is currently an Associate Professor, jointly-appointed with the Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law and the Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research at the University of Florida. Dr. Broad’s research focuses primarily on analyzing interpretive and identity work of social movements, especially in relation to sexuality, race, and gender. Presently Dr. Broad is working on a research project tracing how a group of gay men in the 1980s articulated and constructed their anti-racist work.

Areas of Interest/Research

  • Intersections(Race/Class/Gender/Sexualities)
  • Social Movements & Activisms
  • Sexualities Sociology and Queer Studies
  • Qualitative Inquiry
  • Feminist & Queer Research Strategies

Contact Information

Phone: (352) 273-0389
Office: 301 in the Center

PRONOUNS: mostly, but not always, she, her, hers

Office Hours:
Mondays, 11:30-1pm, Tuesdays 2:45 – 4pm

Mailing address:
PO Box 117352
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7352