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Dresden Lackey

Graduate Student    

B.A. in Psychology, B.A. in Sociology from Appalachian State University
M.S in Applied Psychology from University of Baltimore


Race and Ethnic Relations & Gender


Dresden Lackey is a first-generation doctoral candidate originally from Asheville, NC. Prior to beginning her studies at Georgia State, Dresden worked for the National Institute of Health, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Baltimore. Since starting at GSU in 2016, she has been the recipient of several fellowships and awards for both her teaching and research experience, including the Jacqueline Boles Teaching Fellowship and the Provost Dissertation Fellowship. She is currently conducting research on racialized gendered microaggressions among Asian American and Black women, queer students’ experiences with moving to Atlanta, and disordered eating experiences of trans bloggers.