Maigen Sullivan

Maigen Sullivan

Director of Development

Maigen Sullivan has over 10 years of experience in community outreach, grant management, organizational development, and social justice education. Maigen earned her BA in History and her MA in Women’s Studies from The University of Alabama (UA). During her time as a graduate student at UA, Maigen was an instructor of Women’s Studies for the Department of Gender & Race Studies. Her research focused on Queer studies, body studies and Southern women. Her Masters Thesis won the Stephen Karatheodoris Memorial Award for Theoretical Writing in 2011, The Department of Gender & Race Studies Nominee for Outstanding Thesis in 2011, and The University of Alabama College of Arts & Sciences Runner-Up for Outstanding Thesis in 2011. Maigen is presently pursuing a PhD from University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Education in Studies of Diverse Populations. 

Maigen was the founding organizer of Ladyfest Deep South a three day festival celebrating music, film, craft and food from women and Queer folks hosted in Tuscaloosa, AL and has been involved in a number of professional and volunteer organizations concerning Queer and women’s issues. She has worked for a number of nonprofits and higher education departments. Currently, she is an instructor for Women’s Studies at UAB and provides consultation and training to universities on how to create welcoming spaces for Queer and Trans people. 

Keeping LGBTQ+ History Alive is Important