Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Ally (LGBTQA) Affairs

Office Staff

Professional Staff

Petey Peterson, M.Ed—Director for the Office of LGBTQA Affairs

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Petey serves as the Director for the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Ally (LGBTQA) Affairs at Wright State University. 

Petey received their bachelor's in Communication Studies & Child Adult and Family Services at Iowa State University. They went on to get their masters in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies with a focus in higher education and student affairs from Iowa State University. While at Iowa State University Petey served as the Graduate Assistant for the Margaret Sloss Women’s Center. Before coming to Wright State University Petey was serving as the program coordinator for the Office of LGBTQI Life at Vanderbilt University.  While at Vanderbilt University they developed the Trans@VU website so transgender and gender non-conforming students have a place to access information regarding their most pressing needs. Petey also led the educational& student leadership programs for the Office of LGBTQI Life which included the Safe Zone training's and the OUT in Front LGBTQQIA+ College Conference. They currently serve on the International College Personnel Association (ACPA) Coalition for LGBT Awareness as the Equity Officer and is a member of the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals. In Petey's free time they enjoy spending time with their Wife and their three furchildren (Charlie the cat, and their two dogs Max & Silver). Petey is excited and honored to serve as the first Director for the Office of LGBTQA Affairs at Wright State University.

Shaquetta Morris—Graduate Assistant

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Born in Detroit, MI, Shaquetta relocated to Cincinnati, OH at the age of 13. She is graduate of Hughes STEM High School located in Cincinnati, OH. After high school, Shaquetta attended Eastern Michigan University where she received a Bachelor of Science in African American studies with a minor in sociology. Here, they were active in the Society of African American Studies and campus life’s orientation and transition programs. Being a transfer orientation assistant and new student orientation leader introduced her to the profession of student affairs.

In May of 2016, Shaquetta relocated to Dayton, OH and began her graduate student career as a 1st- year cohort member in the Student Affairs and Higher Education Administration graduate program located inside the College of Education within the Department of Leadership Studies in Education and Organizations. Shaquetta is now a second-year with an interest in working with marginalized populations and first-generation college students. Shaquetta hopes to stay in Ohio after graduation and work in the Cincinnati area. 

Shelby Dinkeldine—Graduate Assistant

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Shelby Dinkledine serves as one of two Graduate Assistants for the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Ally (LGBTQA) Affairs at Wright State University. 

Shelby is a returning Master's student at Wright State University. Shelby received her Bachelor's Degree in Rehabilitation Services with a double minor in Psychology and Deaf Studies. Currently, Shelby is pursuing her Master's Degree in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling with a focus in Severe Disabilities. During her undergrad years, Shelby was active as a member of the Dean's Student Advisory Council for the College of Education and Human Services, Love Your Melon, Panhellenic Council (CPH), and Kappa Delta Sorority. Shelby hopes to bring daily positivity to the office and community we serve while continuously working to leave behind lasting impressions on this department when her time as a GA has come to an end. In her free time, Shelby runs an independent photography business and loves to spend time with her Great Pyrenees and Yellow Lab. If you're in the campus, feel free to stop by 011 in the Student Union and say "Hi!" because she would love to meet and talk with you!