Sean Givnish


Email: Sean Givnish

Areas of Expertise

LGBT politics, African politics, Social movements, NGOs


Major- Comparative Politics

Minor- International Relations

Sean's research focuses on LGBT rights movements in sub-Saharan Africa. He is interested in explaining divergent outcomes for gay rights in various countries, as well as studying the tactics of LGBT rights organizations to advance their cause. Sean is also interested in how public opinion shifts on LGBT rights in the African context.


M.A., Arcadia University, International Peace & Conflict Resolution

B.A., Temple University, Political Science