Lindsay Toman

Lindsay Toman

Lindsay Toman

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • LGBTQ+ Studies, Transgender Health, Gender, Qualitative Methods


  • M.A Sociology, East Tennessee State University 2014
  • B.A Sociology, Albion College 2010

Awards and grants

  • 2020 National Science Foundation, Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award 
    2020 Frank Hartung Memorial Award
    2019 Graduate Research Symposium Poster Presentation, First Place: “LGBTQ Medical Students: Back in School, Back in the Closet”
    2019 King-Chavez-Parks Future Faculty Fellowship Program
    2019 Nominated for Garret T. Heberlein Excellence in Teaching
    2018 Eugene V. Perrin Memorial Scholarship in Health and Science
    2018 King-Chavez-Parks Future Faculty Fellowship Program
    2018 Thomas C. Rumble Fellowship
    2017 Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
    2017 Allen Goodman/Janet Hankin Scholarship in Health Award


Selected publications

Toman, Lindsay. Forthcoming Fall 2021. “You’re going to want to freeze your eggs”: Conversations Surrounding Fertility between Medical Providers,  Parents, and Transgender Adolescents. Advances in Gender Research- Trans Studies.

Stroumsa, Daphna, Molly B Moravek, Justine P. Wu, and Lindsay Toman. 2020. “Part Triage, Part Gatekeeping”: Qualitative Assessment of    Prescribing Gender Affirming-Hormones. Obstetrics & Gynecology 135(1): 1025.

Toman, Lindsay. 2019. “Navigating Medical Culture and LGBTQ Identity.” The Clinical Teacher 16: 335-338.


Currently teaching

  • Social Science Perspectives of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Courses taught

Research Methods

Social Problems

Understanding Human Society

Juvenile Delinquency

Seminar in the Sociology of Gender

Basic Social Theory