Jacob Lau

Jacob Lau is a University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellow at University of California, Irvine. His work theorizes transgender through postcolonial, queer of color, and historical materialist theorizations of time and historicism. Along with Cameron Partridge, he is an editor of Dr. Laurence Michael Dillon’s 1962 trans memoir Out of the Ordinary: A Life of Spiritual and Gender Transitions, for which he also co-authored an introduction. Lau received his PhD in Gender Studies from UCLA, and holds a BA in English from UC Berkeley, as well as a MTS in Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion from Harvard Divinity School.