Dr. Jeff Maliskey (he/him) is the Director for the Pride Center at the University of North Dakota. His work focuses on LGBTQIA2S+ identity support, gender and sexuality education, and advocacy. Dr. Maliskey brings over a decade of student affairs experience working with student affinity-based resources and support centers. As a first-generation, LGBTQ+ scholar, Dr. Jeff Maliskey understands the unique challenges that impact student student success in relation to identity. His practice is student-centered and justice based as means to work towards equity and inclusion in higher education.
- History of LGBTQ+ student activism in higher education
- Queer history of higher education
- Queer & Trans student affairs practice
Maliskey, J. "The History Of Queer Resistance And Student Activism At The University Of North Dakota" (2022). Theses and Dissertations. 4355. https://commons.und.edu/theses/4355
Maliskey, J., & D’Amico Pawlewicz, D. (2021, November). Queer resistance and conservative politics: The history of campus activism in the northern plains. Paper presented at the annual meeting History of Education Society, San Diego, CA. (Virtual)
Maliskey, J. (2023, November). Creating Collaborative Learning Opportunities with Academic Programs. Presentation at the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference, Lexington, KY.
Myanna, T., Britto, W., Maliskey, J., Peters, S., Schwartz, J. (2023, April). Overcoming Public Barriers to Student Support. Panel Discussion at the Consoritum of Higher Education LGBTQ Resource Professionals Virtual Drive-in & Annual Meeting (Virtual)
Maliskey, J. (2022, October). A History of Queer Resistance at the University of North Dakota. University of North Dakota Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Education and Beyond Conference, Grand Forks, ND.
Doulamis, S., & Maliskey, J. (2021, November). Doing Our Part: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Initiatives in Health Promotion. NASPA Region IV-West, Tulsa, OK.
Doulamis, S., & Maliskey, J. (2021, November). Being the Best You While Pursuing a Doctoral Degree. NASPA Region IV-West, Tulsa, OK.
Maliskey, J. (2020, February). The Importance of Resiliency Groups on College Campuses. A presentation at the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference, Kalamazoo, MI.
Maliskey, J. (2019, November). Including LGBTQ Students in Interpersonal Violence & Healthy Relationships Campus Programs. A presentation at the NASPA IV-West Regional Conference, Fargo, ND.
Maliskey, J. (2018, February). Creating Community Through Dialogue. A presentation at the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference, Omaha, NE.
Ph.D. in Education, Health, and Behavior Studies (Higher Education), University of North Dakota
M.Ed in College Student Affairs Leadership, Grand Valley State University
B.A. in Sociology, Ferris State University
A.A., in Social Science, Southwestern Michigan College
Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals
- Advocacy & Outreach Coordinator (2023 - Present)
- 2023 Creating Change Institute Planning Committee
- Regional Representative (2019-2023)