Dr. Paisley Currah, Associate Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College, has hailed the book as "an essential resource for HR professionals." Dr. Currah, who is the Founder and Board Member of the Transgender Law and Policy Institute, and Editorial Board Member of GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies and WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly, as well as former Executive Director of the Center For Lesbian and Gay Studies, is well qualified to make this assessment. He has endorsed Dr. Weiss's text as a "clear, up-to-date, step by step guide for employers in supporting their transgender employees." -- Dr. Paisley Currah, Associate Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College
About the Author
Dr. Jillian T. Weiss has a J.D. and a Ph.D. in Law, Policy & Society. Currently Associate Professor of Law and Society at Ramapo College of New Jersey, she has conducted research involving hundreds of companies and public agencies that have adopted "gender identity" policies. She publishes a popular blog on the subject of Transgender Workplace Diversity, and has published several articles on the subject of gender identity, which may be found at her Ramapo College website. Dr. Weiss is also Principal Consultant for Jillian T. Weiss & Associates, a consulting firm that works with organizations on transgender workplace diversity issues. She consults with corporations, law firms, diversity trainers and governmental organizations regarding training, policy development and communications strategies in the area of gender transition. Dr. Weiss has worked successfully with Fortune 500 companies and large public agencies during the past few years. Her work has been featured in news stories by the Associated Press, the Society for Human Resource Management, Workforce Management Magazine, and HR Executive Magazine.