Kathryn R. Berringer is a third-year PhD student in Social Work & Anthropology at the University of Michigan. Kathryn received her master’s in social work from the University of Chicago, where she also worked at the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination developing programming for LGBTQ youth and coordinating a city-wide HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) program. Kathryn studies the provision of social and medical services to LGBTQ youth in the United States and is currently developing an ethnographic study of one site of queer and trans youth services in metropolitan Detroit. Kathryn holds a graduate certificate in Science, Technology & Society (STS) at the University of Michigan and is currently a U-M Dow Sustainability Fellow. She has also received a Rackham Public Scholarship Grant to study the organizational and community history of LGBTQ organizing in Detroit.