Episode 3: Emancipating the Academy with Dr. Sean Arayasirikul

Dr. Sean Arayasirikul is an Associate Professor of Public Health at the University of California, Irvine and mentor and Co-Principal Investigator of the SHINE Strong Program. In this episode, Dr. Arayasirikul traces their journey to public health and sociology as well as reflects on disrupting dominant paradigms in HIV prevention science and trans and non-binary population health. They also share critical insights on the value of mentorship and pedagogy in enacting change in the academy. Dr. Arayasirikul provides their thoughts on the significance of mentoring and creating spaces for young scholars and researchers they share identities with.



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