Joseph Hawkins, Ph.D. is the Director of ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries and currently teaches anthropology and gender studies. ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives is the oldest active Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) organization in the United States and the largest repository of LGBTQ materials in the world. Founded in 1952, ONE Archives currently houses over two million archival items including periodicals, books, film, video and audio recordings, photographs, artworks, organizational records and personal papers. The collections at ONE Archives are a part of the University of Southern California Libraries. His anthropological research focuses on homosexuality and identity in the postwar period of Japan.