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Liora O'Donnell Goldensher

Liora O'Donnell Goldensher, Assistant Professor

Liora Goldensher
Liora O'Donnell Goldensher, Assistant Professor

Department of Sociology
668 McBryde Hall
225 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Dr. Liora O’Donnell Goldensher is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Virginia Tech, where she is also affiliated with the program in Women’s and Gender Studies and the Department of Science, Technology and Society. Dr. Goldensher’s work has appeared in Social Problems, the Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, and Synapsis. In 2022-23, she taught the Lavender House core course, Introduction to Queer Studies. 

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  • Ph. D., Sociology and Interdisciplinary Humanities, Princeton University, 2020
  • M.A., Sociology, Princeton University, 2017
  • B.A., Study of Women and Gender and Sociology, 2010

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