Kevin Guyan is a researcher and writer whose work explores the intersection of data and identity. He is the author of the forthcoming book Queer Data: Using Gender, Sex and Sexuality Data for Action (Bloomsbury), which examines the collection, analysis and use of gender, sex and sexuality data, particularly as it relates to LGBTQ people in the UK.
Kevin works as Researcher for an organisation that focuses on equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) among staff and students in UK higher education. In 2019, Kevin co-authored a major review of EDI interventions in research and innovation sectors for the UK’s national research funding agency. Outside of higher education, Kevin runs the research consultancy EDI Scotland, which promotes robust research with a radical edge and works with organisations (big and small) to make Scotland a more equal society.
Kevin completed a PhD in history at University College London in 2016 and has presented his research across Europe and the USA. He is a member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s Young Academy of Scotland and sits on Young Scot’s Data Advisory Group.
Data // LGBT+ // Queer // Sexual orientation // Gender // Research methods // Censuses