Eastern Michigan University

Perry Silverschanz

Assistant Professor

206L Marshall




PhD in Social Work and Psychology from the University of Michigan

Professional Summary

Representative Courses Taught

Selected Presentations and/or Publications

Woodford, M.R., Silverschanz, P., Swank, E., Scherrer, K.S., & Raiz, L. (2012): Predictors of heterosexual college students’ attitudes toward LGBT people.  Journal of LGBT Youth, 9, 297-320. doi: 10.1080/19361653.2012.716697

Stotzer, R.L., Silverschanz, P., & Wilson, A. (2011).   Gender identity and social services:  Barriers to care.  Journal of Social Service Research, 39, 63-77.  doi: 10.1080/01488376.2011.637858

Bostwick, W., O’Hanlon, K., & Silverschanz, P. (2010). Issues in lesbian, bisexual and transgender healthcare. In L. M. Borgelt, M. O’Connell, J. Smith, & K. Calis (Eds.) Women’s health across the lifespan: A pharmacotherapeutic approach, pp. 73-84. Bethesda, MD: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Silverschanz, P. (2009). What’s ‘queer’ got to do with it? Enlightening mainstream research. In W. Meezan & J.I. Martin (Eds.), Handbook on research methods with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender populations. New York:Routledge.

Silverschanz, P., Cortina, L., & Konik, J. (2008). Slurs, snubs, and queer jokes:  Incidence and impact of heterosexist harassment in academia. Sex Roles, 58, 179-191.

Additional Information

The School of Social Work is part of the College of Health & Human Services, 304 Everett L. Marshall Building, 734.487.0077