pronouns: they/ them/theirs
Pepper J. Heifner joined the Program for LGBTQ Health as the Associate Program Manager in December 2019. Pepper is a 2019 graduate and University Honors Scholar from East Tennessee State University. They have a B.A. in Women’s Studies and have twice presented their research at the Southeastern Women’s Studies Association Conference. They enjoy studying LGBTQ history, mental health, and media representation.
Outside of work, Pepper enjoys exploring how art can be used to tell LGBTQ stories. They also make some art of their own.