Gary J. Gates

Demographer who studies the LGBT population

Gary J. Gates is the Williams Distinguished Scholar at the Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law and author of The Gay and Lesbian Atlas. He publishes extensively on the demographic and economic characteristics of the LGBT population. He holds a PhD from the Heinz College, School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University, a Master of Divinity degree from St. Vincent Seminary and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.