Jack Jen Gieseking is an editor, researcher, and writer with nearly 20 years experience dedicated to publishing on social justice issues. He has dedicated his career to producing rigorous research and writing about the long-term struggles toward social justice.
For five years, Jack served as Managing Editor of ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies. He is passionate about integrating data visualizations into publications to increase public understandings of complicated issues.
A former professor, Jack earned a Ph.D. in environmental psychology and cultural geography from the Graduate Center at the City University of New York. Jack’s own research is at the intersection of gender and LGBTQ+ justice, and he is the author of A Queer New York: Geographies of Lesbians, Dykes, and Queers (NYU Press, 2020). He is often interviewed about the historic and present state of lesbian, queer, and trans spaces, including the New York Times, Vice, NPR, and the BBC. Jack uses he/they pronouns.