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Jan Huebenthal


Email: [[e|jhuebenthal]]
Research Interests: Queer Studies, Gender studies, Cultural studies, American History, Memory Studies


Jan Huebenthal is a Ph.D. candidate and Teaching Fellow in American Studies at the College of William & Mary. His dissertation project focuses on narratives, memories, and futures of HIV/AIDS care and treatment vis-à-vis neoliberal LGBT rights movements. 

Jan earned an M.A. in American Studies from the College of William & Mary and a B.A. in Cultural Studies with a Minor in English-Speaking Cultures from the University of Bremen, Germany. He also studied at Dickinson College as a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholar. Prior to coming to William & Mary, he worked as an intern in the Public & Economic Policy Program at the American Academy in Berlin and at the German Consulate General in San Francisco. ​

Currently, Jan is the Graduate Fellow of the William & Mary Mattachine LGBTIQ Research Project: Documenting the LGBTIQ Past in Virginia

A German native, Jan lives in Richmond, Virginia.


M.A., American Studies, College of William & Mary (2013)

B.A., Cultural Studies with a Minor in English-Speaking Cultures, University of Bremen (2011)