Q&A Advocates

The following individuals are happy to meet with students, faculty or staff to discuss issues of being queer at Bowdoin. 

adelong Allen Delong
Director of Student Life and the David Saul Smith Union

Allen works closely with the more than 80 student organizations at the College. A native Mainer, Allen lived and worked in Charlottesville, VA, Washington, D.C., and Columbus OH before returning home. He has been active in AIDS service organizations, advised queer stuent groups at large urban campuses, and with other Bowdoin faculty and staff, he holds a monthly dinner conversation for Men who Date Men. Allen lives in Brunswick with his 7 year old son.

dsmall Delmar Small
Music Department

Delmar works in the Music Department. His interests include choral, baroque and theater music. Additionally, he enjoys woodworking, homebuilding, cooking, landscaping, farming, mechanical clocks and instruments, as well as local history. Delmar lives on a family farm in Litchfield with his partner Teague. They are members of the Maine Mycological Association and are the only Maine members of the International Molinological Society.

eyepes Enrique Yepes
Latin American Studies

Born in Medellin-Colombia, Enrique has been teaching at the Spanish and Latin American Studies Programs since 1996. He's passionate about poetry (his research field) and the arts in general.  He has worked closely with the Latin American Student Organization at Bowdoin, and many of his courses includethe study of Hispanic cultures in the United States.  Films, coffee, words, deep thoughts, and all kinds of music are among the things that tend to grab his attention.

jbedard Julie Bedard
Office of the Registrar

As Associate Registrar, Julie is responsible for monitoring and ensuring the integrity of each student's Bowdoin degree.  Julie lives in Portland, where she also has her art studio.

 Kate Stern
Resource Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity

Kate Stern has a bachelor's degree from Bennington College and a master's degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She has over ten years of experience as a teacher and trainer. In 2000, she was hired by the Boston Public Schools to create a safe schools program for LGBTQ students. Before coming to Bowdoin, she worked as a trainer with the Center for the Prevention of Hate Violence, an organization in Portland, ME that trains students all over the country to stand up and speak out against bias, prejudice and violence.
Kate lives with her partner (Bowdoin alum '92) and their son Zachary and pug Zoe.

smorgan Sarah Morgan
Information Technology

A graduate of Colby College, Sarah works in IT and tends to remember people by what type of computer they have. A few years ago, Sarah jumped out of a plane to raise money for Equality Maine. When not at work, she can be found playing with her son, working on her house, and volunteering for Maine Greyhound Placement Service. She lives with her partner and their son, two retired racing greyhounds, and three cats.

tdiehl Tim Diehl
Career Planning Center

As Director of Career Planning, Tim oversees the operation of Bowdoin Career Planning.  While working with students as they consider their choices for life beyond Bowdoin is his primary occupation, he is also interested in conversations about how being GLBT at Bowdoin and beyond influences the paths we take in terms of educational and professional pursuits.  Outside of Bowdoin, Tim serves as a board member of EqualityMaine, Maine’s largest GLBT advocacy group.  Tim enjoys travel, both foreign and domestic, and is passionate about cultural experiences ranging from an exhibit at MOMA to a fringe off-Broadway play.