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Alumni News | Grigsby’s Work Focuses on Race Relations and Racial Inequality

Dr. Alan Grigsby

Alan Grigsby ’10, ’12M, an alumnus of the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, is now Assistant Professor of Sociology at Curry College in Milton, Mass. Grigsby’s work focuses on race relations and racial inequality. Specifically, he is interested in how social interactions operate in different neighborhood settings […]

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November 1, 2019 at 8:10 amAlumni

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Applied research relevant to 21st century issues was on stage as College of Arts & Sciences faculty were recognized at Ohio University’s 2019 newsmakers gala. Members of the Ohio University community gathered Oct. 3 to celebrate the hundreds of OHIO faculty who promote the research, expertise and overall excellence of […]

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October 4, 2019 at 12:35 pmNews

Three A&S Faculty Named MAC Academic Leadership Development Fellows

Three A&S Faculty Named MAC Academic Leadership Development Fellows

Four Ohio University faculty–three of them from the College of Arts & Sciences, have been selected as 2019-20 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows. Dr. Todd Eisworth, Associate Professor and Chair of Mathematics in the College of Arts & Sciences, and Dr. Nukhet Sandal, Associate Professor and Chair […]

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August 24, 2019 at 4:36 pmNews

Spectrum Interviews Houston about Blackface and Other Racist Symbols

Dr, Akil Houston

WOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewed Dr. Akil Houston, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, for an episode on “Blackface and Other Racist Symbols Still Plague Our 21st Century Society.” Despite advances in civil rights in our country’s history, our society, in the 21st century, is still plagued by […]

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February 18, 2019 at 4:11 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Houston Quoted on Rappers, Grammys and Counterculture

Dr, Akil Houston

Dr. Akil Houston, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, was quoted in an Agence France Presse article headlined “Rappers, women aiming big at Grammys after past snubs.” After last year’s shutout, Jay-Z dissed the Academy in “APES**T” — his track with wife Beyonce — vying on Sunday […]

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February 11, 2019 at 8:09 amFaculty in the News In the News

Houston Quoted on Appropriation of African Aesthetics in Bee-Stung Lips Story

Dr, Akil Houston

Dr. Akil Houston, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, was quoted in an article on The Cut headlined “The Complicated Psychology Behind Bee-Stung Lips.” There is a fundamental discord, then, between what is attractive and what is found in nature when it comes to lips. The golden […]

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October 10, 2018 at 9:47 amFaculty in the News In the News

Houston Quoted in ‘Why Digital Activism Is a Voice for Black Students’

Dr, Akil Houston

Dr. Akil Houston, Associate Professor of African American Studies, was quoted extensively in an EdSurge story headlined “#BlackStudentsMatter: Why Digital Activism Is a Voice for Black students.” “There are great conversations happening on social media and people apart of the ‘Black Twitterverse’ are bringing issues to the forefront. It brings a […]

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August 24, 2018 at 8:31 amFaculty in the News In the News