Ohio Issue 1: An Overview

The opiate epidemic is creating a new conversation around drug policy and criminal reform efforts across the country. Opioid related overdose deaths have hit a critical point and have begun to reach traditionally unaffected communities. As communities wrestle with overburdened jails and prisons and insufficient mental health and drug treatment facilities, policymakers and the public … Continue reading »

Ohio Issue 1: An Overview

Special Announcement: Implicit Bias Training Available

The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity announces the nation’s first free and publicly available online implicit bias module series tailored specifically toward K-12 Educators. The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity at The Ohio State University is proud to announce the nation’s first free and publicly available online … Continue reading »

Special Announcement: Implicit Bias Training Available

Darrick Hamilton to Serve as Executive Director of Kirwan Institute

A letter from Executive Vice President and Provost Bruce A. McPheron, PhD Dear Colleagues, I write to announce that Darrick Hamilton, PhD, has accepted our offer to serve as the executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Subject to approval by the Board of Trustees, his appointment is effective January 1, … Continue reading »

Darrick Hamilton to Serve as Executive Director of Kirwan Institute

Kirwan Senior Research Associate Kelly Capatosto Receives New Leader Award from Ohio State’s College of Education and Human Ecology

Last month, Kelly Capatosto, Senior Research Associate at the Kirwan Institute, received the 2018 New Leader Award from the Alumni Society of her alma mater, the College of Education and Human Ecology at Ohio State. Deemed an “exceptional advocate for diversity and inclusion” from her nominators, Kelly has a Master’s Degree in School Psychology, which has … Continue reading »

Kirwan Senior Research Associate Kelly Capatosto Receives New Leader Award from Ohio State’s College of Education and Human Ecology

Combatting Implicit Bias in the Workplace

Institutional Interventions to Prevent Implicit Bias from Undermining Organizational Diversity In support of the The Columbus Commitment: Achieving Pay Equity, launched by the Columbus Women’s Commission and focused on the issue of the gender pay gap, the Kirwan Institute presents our latest report Institutional Interventions to Prevent Implicit Bias from Undermining Organizational Diversity , written … Continue reading »

Combatting Implicit Bias in the Workplace