My name is Dr. Helma de Vries-Jordan. In 2007, I received my Ph.D. in Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park, with specializations in Comparative Politics and Methodology. I am currently an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. My most recent research has focused on the Marriage Equality Movement and LGBT activism. In addition, I have conducted research on the Global Justice, Anti-War, and Occupy Wall Street Movements. My detailed faculty biography is available at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.