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Ben Vincent (pronouns: they/them) has a bachelor's degree in Biological Natural Sciences specialising in Genetics (2006-2009), and an MPhil in Multi-Disciplinary Gender Studies (2010-2011), both from the University of Cambridge. Their PhD was titled 'Non-Binary Gender Identity Negotiations: Interactions with Queer Communities and Medical Practice', (2013-2016) at the University of Leeds. They joined the University of York in September 2017 as Associate Lecturer, and convene the 2nd year Sociology module 'Gender, Sexuality, and Inequalities'.
Ben is a member of the British Sociological Association (BSA), the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), and a trustee of the Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES). Their first book 'Transgender Health: Best Practice in Binary and Non-Binary Trans Healthcare' will be published in 2018.