2012-13 Bell Fellows

T. M. Ayodele Adesanya T. M. Ayodele Adesanya (Greenville, Illinois)
timothy.adesanya@osumc.edu       

  • M.D./Ph.D. student, Integrated Biomedical Science, The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • B.S. Biological Chemistry, The University of Chicago
  • B.A. Chemistry, The University of Chicago
  • B.A. Biological Sciences, The University of Chicago

Research interests: cardiovascular disease; gene therapy; tissue engineering; surgery; health disparities


Tamara T. ButlerTamara T. Butler, Ph.D. (Johns Island, South Carolina)
butler.472@osu.edu              

  • Assistant Professor, Department of English, Michigan State University
  • Ph.D., Education, The Ohio State University
  • B.S. Biochemistry, Xavier University of Louisiana
  • M.A. African American and African Studies, The Ohio State University
  • M.A. Education, The Ohio State University

Research interests: youth literacies; critical community engagements; critical multiculturalism; youth activism 


Maykel Desir, M.D. (Poughkeepsie, New York) 

  • Resident Physician, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital System: Department of Family Medicine
  • M.D. The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • B.S. Biology ; Minor: Music Cum Laude, The Ohio State University 

Research interests: Sports related injuries- mechanism of injury, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis


Gisell Jeter-Bennett Gisell Jeter-Bennett, Ph.D. (Leonia, New Jersey)
jeter.18@buckeyemail.osu.edu        

  • Program Coordinator, Women's Initiatives, Student Life Multicultural Center, The Ohio State University
  • Ph.D., History, The Ohio State University
  • M.A. History, The Ohio State University
  • B.A. History, Douglass College, Rutgers University

Research interests: 20th century U.S. History; children studies; youth development; race and gender


Leroy L. Long III Leroy L. Long III, Ph.D. (Dayton, Ohio)
long.914@osu.edu       

  • Assistant Professor, Engineering, Embry-Riddle University
  • Ph.D. STEM (Engineering) Education at The Ohio State University
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Wright State University

Research interests: technology; diversity and inclusion; admission and retention with a particular focus on students in STEM fields


Justin L. McGee, M.D., M.B.A. (Fort Wayne, Indiana) 
jstnmcg@gmail.com

  • Resident Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • M.D. The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • M.B.A. The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business
  • B.S. Biology, Magna Cum Laude with Honors in the Arts and Sciences, The Ohio State University
  • B.A. Political Science, Magna Cum Laude with Honors in the Arts and Sciences, The Ohio State University

Research interests: Healthcare quality and safety improvement; ultrasound education; cost effectiveness in Healthcare


Allison S. Prasad Allison S. Prasad, Ph.D. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
prasad.32@buckeyemail.osu.edu

  • Ph.D. Teaching and Learning: Multicultural and Equity Studies in Education, The Ohio State University
  • M.A. Educational Policy and Leadership, The Ohio State University
  • B.A. Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon

Research interests: access, equity, and diversity in higher education; P-16 education, academic and social sense of belonging; multicultural education and social justice; critical race theory; critical race methodology; qualitative research methods