2016-17 Bell Fellows

Halima Alhassan (Silver Spring, Maryland)Halima Alhassan

  • Graduate Research Associate, Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University

  • Ph.D. student, Department of Educational Studies - School Psychology, The Ohio State University

  • B.A. Psychology, University of Memphis; M.A. Psychology, North Carolina Central University

Research interests: Diversity training; culturally relevant pedagogy; urban education; acculturation (ELL students); cultural disparities in special education; social justice and racial inequities.


Deborwah Faulk (Sumter, South Carolina)Deborwah Faulk

  • Graduate Research Assistant, Sociology, The Ohio State University

  • Graduate Administrative Associate, Bell National Resource Center, The Ohio State University

  • Diversity & Inclusion Committee Chair, Council of Graduate Students, The Ohio State University 

  • B.A. Sociology, Spelman College

Research interests: Inequality, poverty and mobility; race, class, and gender; racial and ethnic minorities; sociology of education; organizations, occupations and work


Korrie Johnson (Memphis, Tennessee)Korrie Johnson

  • Ph.D. candidate, Sociology, The Ohio State University

  • Editorial Assistant, Journal of Marriage and Family

  • M.A. Sociology, University of Memphis

  • B.A. Criminology/Criminal Justice, University of Memphis

Research interests: Family; health; race; gender; racial discrimination


 Brianna N. Mack (Augusta, Georgia)Brianna Mack

  • Graduate Teaching Associate, Political Science, The Ohio State University

  • B.A. Political Science, Emory University; M.A. Political Science, The Ohio State University

Research Interests:  Political psychology; racial and ethnic politics; group norms; racial socialization; political knowledge; racial attitudes; political attitudes