Marian is a first-year graduate student in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Their research focuses on 20th century LGBTQIA+ history and sexology's influence on gay liberation movements. Marian's other interests include LGBTQIA+ horror literature and film, punk movements, and queer theory. They received their B.A. in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Kansas in 2018 and their M.A. in Women's History from Sarah Lawrence College in 2020.