ODI Supported Endowed Chairs

ODI Supported Endowed Chairs

The Hazel C. Youngberg Trustees Distinguished Professorships are under the auspice of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) at The Ohio State University. To this end, ODI is contributing to the support of the below endowed chairs, whose research upholds the mission of the unit.

Simone C. Drake, PhD h

Hazel C. Youngberg Trustees Distinguished Professor of the Department of African American and African Studies

Areas of Expertise

  • Black cultural studies and African diasporic literature
  • Black masculinities and Black feminisms
  • Legal studies
Wondwossen Gebreyes, DVM, PhD h

Hazel C. Youngberg Distinguished Professor of Molecular Epidemiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Food safety
  • Infectious disease molecular epidemiology
Trevon D. Logan, PhD h

Hazel C. Youngberg Trustees Distinguished Professor of Economics

Areas of Expertise

  • Health economics
  • Economic demography
  • Economic history