Steven Thrasher Biography
Stephen Thrasher (Full name: Stephen William Thrasher) is a preeminent American writer and editor currently working as an assistant professor of journalism at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism since 2019 as well as the inaugural Daniel H. Renberg Chair of social justice in Reporting. Furthermore, he works for BuzzFeed as a contributing editor.
Steven’s journalism work has appeared in several publications like The Guardian, The Village Voice, The New York Times, and Scientific American. He earned a Ford Foundation grant for Creativity and Free Expression in 2018. Moreover, in 2017, Steven was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the American Sociological Association journal Contexts.
Additionally, he won The Anti-Violence Project’s Courage Award in 2010, Hunter College’s James Aaronson Award for Social Justice Journalism in 2011, and The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association’s Journalist of the Year Award in 2012.
Steven Thrasher Age
Steven Thrasher was born in Oxnard, United States. He is around 46 years old although details regarding his actual birth details are not available at the moment.
Steven Thrasher Height
Steven is 5 feet 7 inches tall (Approx 1.7m).
Steven Thrasher Family
Steven was born and brought up by his hardworking parents in Oxnard, United States of America. He spent most of his childhood days with his cousin named Desiree Howell and his grandma named Julia.
Steven Thrasher Wife
Steven is a bit secretive when it comes to his personal life and especially his love life. Nonetheless, he has not publicly shared any information with regard to his marital status.
Steven Thrasher Education
He attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and graduated with a bachelor of fine arts in film/television production and dramatic writing. Furthermore, Steven holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from New York University. He joined the Medill faculty in 2019.
As of now, Steven is a fellow of the Sexuality Project at Northwestern. In addition, Steven is a member of the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association, the National Association of Black Journalists the American Sociological Association, the City University of New York AIDS Working Group as well as the American Studies Association.
Steven Thrasher Salary
He receives a satisfactory salary of $204,672 per year.
Steven Thrasher Net Worth
Through his work, Steven has garnered a fortune over the years and has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Steven Thrasher Career
At this present moment, Steven works as an assistant professor of journalism at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and the inaugural Daniel H. Renberg Chair of social justice in Reporting. Steven joined the University back in 2019 and he highlights issues pertinent to the LGBTQ community.
There, he teaches Medill courses in journalism at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Moreover, he teaches elective classes cross-listed with Gender and Sexuality Studies, African American Studies, and as well as American Studies. Moreover, he has worked as a writer-at-large at various publications like The Guardian. He served as a facilitator for the NPR StoryCorps project as well as a staff writer at the Village Voice.
In addition, Steven writes articles that are frequently published in the New York Times, the Guardian, the Nation, Esquire, The Daily Beast, BuzzFeed News, and the Atlantic. Besides being a journalist and a writer, he is a scholar on the criminalization of HIV/AIDS.
Steven Thrasher Book
Steven has authored several books such as:
- 2017 Contexts interview
- 2016 Black Suburbia
- 2016 Super Slaves
- 2016 Contexts Interview
- 2016 Contexts Interview
- 2015 “I can breathe”
- 2022 The Viral Underclass