Tim Retzloff teaches history and LGBTQ studies at Michigan State University.  He earned his Ph.D. in history from Yale in 2014 and is currently at work on his first book, Metro Gay, about gay and lesbian life and politics in Metro Detroit from 1945 to 1985.  He has been a guest on Stateside with Cynthia Canty on Michigan Radio and The Craig Fahle Show on WDET.  His writings on Michigan’s queer past have appeared in the anthology Creating a Place for Ourselves, the journal GLQ, the collection Making Suburbia, and the pages of Between The Lines.  He lives in Lansing, Michigan with his husband Rick.