College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Brian Trump

Graduate Student
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall
Room 3631


A native Nebraskan, Brian received his B.A. in History and Sociology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2011) and his M.A. in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago (2012).

Brian’s research focuses on the intersections between sexuality, policing, rural/urban space, and the American state. His dissertation analyzes sex crimes and moral crimes in Nebraska and explores how the legal system and local policing reinforced community boundaries in regards to race, class, and mobility.

Selected Publications

"Searching for Sex Crimes in Rural Nebraska," NOTCHES: (re)marks on the history of sexuality, August 2018.

Selected Presentations

"Narratives of Sexual Violence." Red Hot Graduate Research, University of Kansas, February 2018.

"The Criminal and the Queer: Searching for Sodomy in the Nebraska State Archive." Archives Interrupted Symposium, University of Kansas, April 2016.


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