Sheehan Scarborough serves as the Director of the Office of BGLTQ Student Life. As Director, Sheehan oversees the work of the Office and is responsible for developing the strategic vision for supporting BGLTQ students at Harvard College. In addition, Sheehan represents BGLTQ student views to the administration and works to enhance the College community's awareness of bisexual, gay, lesbian, and transgender issues. He also contributes to the broader programming and policy work around equity, diversity, and inclusion at the College.
Sheehan received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard Divinity School. His academic focus included religion and sexuality, pastoral care and counseling, and Biblical studies. As a Divinity School student, Sheehan worked as a seminarian at The Memorial Church, where he co-founded the 'Faith and Sexuality Initiative,' a program that offered students the opportunity to explore the intersection of religion and gender/sexual identity. Finally, Sheehan hosts the largest collection of graphic novels in Harvard Yard, and he enjoys the occasional game of squash.
Listen to Sheehan's Morning Prayers address at The Memorial Church on National Coming Out Day (October 11, 2016).
Read Sheehan's Message of Support for our Trans Community (published on October 29. 2018).