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Matthew Ward studies law and justice, puts degree to work as an OHIO Civil Rights Investigator

Matthew Ward

From Ohio University News Ohio University alumnus Matthew Ward was drawn to the M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture program as a way to learn more about social justice issues following the murder of George Floyd. “In the Summer of 2020, I, like many others, was moved by the civil […]

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February 8, 2022 at 2:48 pmAlumni News

Summer 2022: Center for Law, Justice & Culture offers law-related graduate courses online

Summer 2022: Center for Law, Justice & Culture offers law-related graduate courses online

From Ohio University News The Center for Law, Justice & Culture offers law-related online graduate courses for summer 2022. These courses are part of the M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture, which can be completed in person on campus or entirely online. The summer courses focus on the theoretical and […]

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February 8, 2022 at 1:55 pmNews

Race, Violence & Justice: An Examination and Discussion of the Arbery & Rittenhouse Verdicts, Feb. 15

Olayemi Olurin, public defender in New York City

From the Ohio University News The Center for Law, Justice & Culture hosts a livestream event to discuss “Race, Violence & Justice: An Examination and Discussion of the Arbery & Rittenhouse Verdicts” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 15. Students are encouraged to register here in Handshake. Watch the livestream and […]

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January 31, 2022 at 6:58 pmEvents

Contemporary History Institute Hosts Conversation on Voting Rights, Feb. 10

Dr. Kim Little

From Ohio University Calendar The Contemporary History Institute hosts a conversation on voting rights in the United States with Ohio University historians Katherine Jellison and Kim Little on Thursday, Feb. 10, from noon to 1 p.m. via Teams. Join the conversation on Teams. Voting rights as well as access and […]

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January 28, 2022 at 9:38 amEvents

Alumni News | A movement lawyer, Olayemi Olurin speaks out about incarceration, public policy

Olayemi Olurin, public defender in New York City

From Ohio University News Ohio University alumna Olayemi Olurin is a public defender at the Legal Aid Society and a lawyer in New York City. She recently authored an opinion piece in Teen Vogue headlined “Law & Order Taught Americans to Root for the Police,” writing specifically about the horrors […]

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January 24, 2022 at 8:39 amNews

Inside Higher Ed quotes Akil Houston on backlash to curriculum incentive plan

Dr. Akil Houston

Inside Higher Ed interviewed Dr. Akil Houston for a new story headlined “Curriculum Incentive Plan Prompts Political Backlash.” Houston is Associate Professor of Cultural and Media Studies in the African American Studies Department in the College of Arts & Sciences. Akil Houston, an associate professor of African American studies at […]

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January 7, 2022 at 5:26 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Ted Rose Lecture | Power of Black Lives Matter: American Liberalism and Inequality After George Floyd, March 3

Dr. Cedric Johnson

From Ohio University News The African American Studies Department presents the second annual Ted Rose Lecture Series, featuring a talk on “The Power of Black Lives Matter: American Liberalism and Inequality After George Floyd” on Thursday, March 3, 2022, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Watch live or later on YouTube. […]

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November 30, 2021 at 2:05 pmEvents