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Rob Pusch

Interim Director

rpusch@syr.edu / 315-443-3983

Rob PuschPronouns: he/him/his

Rob Pusch, Associate Director for Project Advance and longtime educator, advocate, and activist, is currently serving in a part-time capacity as the Interim Director of the LGBT Resource Center. Rob has been part of the SU community for more than 20 years. Rob received a Ph.D. in Instructional Design, Development & Evaluation from Syracuse University in 2003, and then joined the staff at Project Advance. Rob served as a member of the University Senate Committee on LGBT Concerns from its inception in 1999 through 2015, helping with the original formation of the Resource Center. Over the years, Rob has been active on campus educating others and advocating for LGBT inclusion on campus, working toward gender inclusive restrooms and adding gender identity and expression to the University non-discrimination policy. They have also been active in the broader Syracuse LGBT community, serving formerly as a volunteer and youth group facilitator at the Q Center, and currently as a member of the board of directors for SAGE Upstate (the organization for older LGBT adults) and as the co-founder of the Transgender Alliance of Central New York.