matthew heinz is Vice Provost, Research and Interdisciplinary Studies, and professor at the School of Communication and Culture at Royal Roads University (British Columbia, Canada). His work focuses on the intersections of language, gender identity, sexual orientation, and culture. He examines intercultural and international communication via performative writing, qualitative studies and discourse analysis. Originally from Germany, he has lived and worked in North America since the 1980s. His most recent publication is Entering Transmasculinity: The Inevitability of Discourse (Intellect Press, UK, 2016). matthew heinz will be joining the IRTG Diversity in Trier as visiting scholar in April 2018.
For more information on matthew heinz see: www.matthewheinz.ca and http://www.royalroads.ca/people/matthew-heinz