Kayley DeLong

PhD Student Kayley DeLong

Kayley DeLong

Ph.D. Student



  • B.A., Comparative Ethnic Studies, Washington State University, 2018
  • B.A. minor, Queer Studies, Washington State University, 2018

Kayley DeLong (they/them and she/her) is a first-year PhD Student in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the Ohio State University. Born and raised in San Diego, California, they obtained their Bachelor's Degree in Comparative Ethnic Studies with a minor in Queer Studies from Washington State University. There, she participated in student activism and worked in both the campus LGBTQ+ Center and Women*s Center. She also developed an interest in theories surrounding Queer, Feminist subjectivity. They are continuing to nourish these interests in graduate level studies with particular focus on chronic illness, pain, and death, and how these manifest in Queer lives.