2017-18 Bell Fellows

Seth E. Gaiters (Columbus, Ohio)

Seth Gaiters

  • Ph.D. candidate, Graduate Teaching Associate, Comparative Studies, The Ohio State University 
  • M.Div., Trinity Lutheran Seminary
  • Th.M., Fuller Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Psychology, The Ohio State University

Research interests: critical cultural theory, religious studies, political theology, secularism studies, black studies, performance studies


Marla R. Goins  (Columbus, Ohio)Marla_Goins

  • Ph.D. Student, Graduate Assistant, Department of Teaching and Learning
  • M.A., Comparative Afro-Diasporic Studies, The Ohio State University
  • B.A., English and Spanish, Johnson C. Smith University

Research interests: assets-based pedagogies, equity in education, natural hair movements, non-traditional education spaces, race in Latin America


Alice Ragland (Cleveland, Ohio)

Alice Ragland

  • Ph.D. candidate, Graduate Teaching Associate, Teaching and Learning,  The Ohio State University 
  • M.Ed., Cultural Studies in Education, Ohio University 
  • B.A., Writing and Rhetoric, Ohio University 

Research interests: Black liberation movements, anti-Blackness and Black captivity in education, emancipatory education