Ange-Marie Hancock is Executive Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University, where she also serves as ENGIE-Axium Endowed Professor of Political Science. Dr. Hancock joined Kirwan in January 2023 after 15 years at the University of Southern California and previous positions at Yale University, Penn State, and the University of San Francisco. Her favorite thing about working at Kirwan so far has been the hard work and commitment of the entire staff to Kirwan’s core values of Accountability, Collaboration, Empathy, Equity, Transformative Impact and Well-being. Born in Columbus, Hancock is an alumna of Thomas Worthington High School. She received her BA from New York University, and her MA and PhD in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For Dr. Hancock’s full bio please click here.