Christopher J Jorgenson
Gender & Sexuality Resource Center Director
Davies Student Center | 220M
Phone: (715) 836-2693
Christopher Jorgenson is the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center director. He joined the staff in July 2010.
Jorgenson provides resources and referrals for folx of all genders and sexualities at UW-Eau Claire. In addition, he plans and implements events consistent not only with national observances that promote equality through diversity and education (National Coming Out Day, Love Your Body Day, National Day of Silence, Women's History Month, etc.) but also with UW-Eau Claire's equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives. He is a member of UW-Eau Claire's LGBTQA Advisory Board, serves on the Commission on the Status of Women, is a Women's Studies Affiliate as well as a member of the Collaboration-Inclusion and Intercultural Relations committee, and coordinates Q'nnect, UW-Eau Claire's premier LGBTQIA+ peer mentoring program. His office's signature event, The Fire Ball, has raised over $100,000 in its six short years, and is now the 2nd largest event on campus, funding numerous programs and initiatives--including the Eau Queer Film Festival (www.eauqueer.com).
Christopher received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature, with minors both in Women's Studies and Music, in May 2010, as well as a Master of Arts degree in English Literature & Textual Interpretation in May 2012. He is currently working on his Ed.D. in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education, with an emphasis on traditionally underrepresented student populations.