Dialogue and Discussion
Series on Diversity

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion's Dialogue and Discussion Series on Diversity offers The Ohio State University faculty, staff and students an opportunity to explore topics that impact diversity on the university’s campus. This annual discussion series promotes excellence through diversity while enhancing the educational experience for the Ohio State community.

2017 Series Highlights

Thats_Cray abstract men sitting on a bench"That's Cray!" Stigma & Challenges Related to Mental Health in Communities of Color

October 25, 2017

Panelists addressed how communities of color perceive and approach mental health as well as discussing mental health professionals’ observations when interacting with communities of color.

Wendy Smooth discusses women in politics

Immigration Policies and Students from Undocumented Families

September 27, 2017

The first Dialogue and Discussion on Diversity focused on these questions: how do we identify and integrate immigration status as a form of social difference in our educational spaces? What are the implications of the recent decision to end DACA? Dr. Sarah Gallo discussed her research on undocumented status and schooling, and attendees participated in conversations that recognized and incorporated immigration status as a form of social difference for university community members.