Spring 2022 Virtual Forum Schedule


Our spring series returns on Thursday, February 4, 2022.

All forums are virtual and will be recorded. Recordings will be shared with 5 business days via Kirwan Institute email list. Links to recordings will also be on the corresponding event pages. To RSVP, click here. For accommodation notices or requests, please contact Kip Holley (holley.17@osu.edu) or Emily Steiner (steiner.303@osu.edu).

Spring 2022 Forum Schedule:

February 3 | 11am-12:15pm

No Struggle, No Progress: Social Justice Organizing in the 21st Century

Hasan Jeffries, PhD | Associate Professor, The Ohio State University

February 17 | 11am-12:15pm

Sacrificing Urban Youth for the Growth Machine: A Case Analysis of the Tension Between Development Policies and Urban Education in Columbus

Jason Reece, PhD | Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University

March 3 | 11am-12:15pm

A Paradigm Shift is Necessary to Eliminate Health Disparities

Karen Patricia Williams, PhD | Nursing Distinguished Professor of Women’s Health, The Ohio State University

March 17 | 11am-12:15pm

Building Equitable and Inclusive Civic Engagement Environments in 

Columbus and Beyond

Jill Clark, PhD, Associate Professor & Kip Holley, Social Research Associate

The Ohio State University

March 31 | 11am-12:15pm

One Year After Atlanta: Understanding the Long History of Racism and Violence Against Asians in the United States

Pranav Jani, PhD | Associate Professor, The Ohio State University

April 14 | 11am-12:15pm

Locked Up and Locked Out: Understanding the Relationship between Incarceration and Eviction

Stephanie Pierce, PhD | Post-Doctoral Researcher, The Ohio State University

April 28 | 11am-12:15pm

The COVID-19 Needs Assessment Project of The Association of Black Psychologists: Mental Health and Other Findings 

Kathy Burlew, PhD | Professor, University of Cincinnati