Dr. Jayleen Galarza

Associate Professor of Social Work

LocationShippensburg, PA

Preferred pronounthey/she

Email address

Telephone number2152052530

Twitter account@jayleen_galarza

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Biographical information

Dr. Jayleen Galarza (they/she) is a licensed clinical social worker in Pennsylvania and an Associate Professor within the Social Work department at Shippensburg University. She is also a certified sex therapist through the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). She completed her PhD in Human Sexuality at Widener University with a focus on exploring the intersections of queer, Latina identities and experiences. Dr. Galarza’s research and practice is firmly rooted in her passion for sexuality social justice and areas of interest include: intersectionality, Latinx sexuality, sexual/gender identities and experiences, narrative therapy, and feminist therapy. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the LGBT Center of Central PA as well as co-chair of Shippensburg University’s LGBTQ+ Advisory Council. She is also co-editor of Taking Sides: Clashing Views of Human Sexuality.