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Schramm, JD

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JD Schramm

Stanford GSB
Graduate School of Business
Oral History Project: 
Stanford Pride Oral History Project
Lin, Jason
Interview Year: 
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In this interview, J.D. Schramm shares his experiences navigating his identity as a gay man and teaching at Stanford. In particular, he describes coming out to his Catholic family; living through the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco; marrying and starting a family; and being one of the few openly gay faculty members at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. As a lecturer, he recalls starting the LGBT Executive Leadership Program and the university’s handling of the tragic death of three business school students in 2008.

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