Winner of Best Paper award

Brian and his co-author Melissa Michelson won the Best Paper Award for LGBT Studies at the 2016 Midwest Political Science Association’s conference in Chicago. Their paper, “More Than a Game: Football Fans and Marriage Equality” won the award for the best LGBT paper presented at the 2015 MPSA Conference.

Brian will also be chair of the 2017 MPSA LGBT Paper Award committee.