2023 Diversity Research Submissions

At osu, research contributes to a more equitable and sustainable future.

Faculty at OSU submitted over 60 publications to be highlighted at the 2023 Diversity Research Reception.

Ivan Arismendi; Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Sciences

Satoris Howes; Mangagement

  • Howes, S. S. (2023). Emotional intelligence in autistic adults: A review with considerations for employers. Sustainability, 15(9), 7252. https://doi.org/10.3390/su15097252 

Erin Pettit; Ocean, Earyth and Atmospheric Sciences

  • Karplus, M. S., Young, T. J., Anandakrishnan, S., Bassis, J. N., Case, E. H., Crawford, A. J., Gold, A., Henry, L., Kingslake, J., Lehrmann, A. A., Montaño, P. A., Pettit, E. C., Scambos, T. A., Sheffield, E. M., Smith, E. C., Turrin, M., & Wellner, J. S. (2023). Strategies to build a positive and inclusive Antarctic field work environment. Annals of Glaciology. 

  • Young, J, Clement, S, and Pettit, EC. (In press). Removing Barriers to Science and the Outdoors for Teenage Youth and Early Career Professionals in the US Arctic and Beyond. Sibirica. 

Areien Muzacz; Counseling

  • Muzacz, A. K., McCleskey, K., & Dorn-Medeiros, C. (2023). Queer, Kinky, Social Justice Counseling and Advocacy. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 17(2), 146—163. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/26924951.2023.2155751 

  • Minten, M., & Muzacz, A. (2022). “My incentive is THIS relationship!”: Incentivizing relationship wellness programs to attract sexual and gender minority couples. Marriage & Family Review, 59(5), 327-350. https://doi.org/10.1080/01494929.2022.2119635 

  • Muzacz, A. K., & LaGue, A. (accepted 2022; expected June 2023). Engaging master's level counseling students in sustainable advocacy. In Dell Neimann, T., Hindman, L. L., Moore, M., Felix, J. J., & Shliakhovchuk, E. (Eds.), Multifaceted Analysis of Sustainable Strategies and Tactics in Education. IGI Global. 


Martin Storksdiek, STEM Research Center

Margaret Burnett; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

  • Chatterjee, A., Letaw, L., Garcia, R., Reddy, D. U., Chaudhuri, R., Kumar, S. S., Morreale, P., Sarma, A., & Burnett, M. (2022). Inclusivity Bugs in Online Courseware: A Field Study. ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research. 1-17.  

  • Hamid, M. M., Chatterjee, A., Guizani, M., Anderson, A., Moussaoui, F., Yang, S., Tijerina Escobar, I., Sarma, A., & Burnett, M. (2023). How to measure diversity actionably in technology. In D. Damian, K. Blincoe, D. Ford, A. Serebrenick, & Z. Masood (Eds.), Equity, Diversity, Inclusion in Software Engineering. 

  • Guizani, M., Steinmacher, I., Emard, J., Fallatah, A., Burnett, M., & Sarma, A. (2022, May). How to Debug Inclusivity Bugs? A Debugging Process with Information Architecture. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering: Software Engineering in Society. (1-12).


Morgan Giers; Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering


Samantha Kang; Mechanical Engineering

  • Kang, S., & Dong, A. (2023). Gender-Based Social Revolutions and their Effect on Technology Evolution. In Proceedings of the ASME 2023 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (Manuscript in preparation).


Ingrid Scheel; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

  • Scheel, I. U., Cate, R., & Montfort, D. (2023). Talking tech: how language variety in engineering curriculum instruction can ease delivery and engage students. American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Baltimore, MD, United States. 

Natchee Barnd; Ethnic Studies

  • Barnd, N. B. (2023). Installing Indigenous geographies. Urban Geography, 44(2), 298-300. DOI: 10.1080/02723638.2022.2129717 

  • Barnd, N. B. (2023). Already Presumed Dead. Social Text. 

  • McGill, B. M., Borrelle, S. B., Wu, G. C., Ingeman, K. E., Koch, J. B. & Barnd, N. B. (2022). Words are monuments: Patterns in US national park place names perpetuate settler colonial mythologies including white supremacy. People and Nature, 4, 683– 700. https://doi.org/10.1002/pan3.10302 

  • Carpio, G., Barnd B. N., & Barraclough, L. (2022). Introduction to the special issue: mobilizing Indigeneity and race within and against settler colonialism. Mobilities, 17(2), 179-195. DOI:10.1080/17450101.2021.2004078


Daniel Bradford; Pscyhology 


Iván Carbajal; Psychology


Sebastian Heiduschke; World Languages and Cultures 


David Kerr; Psychology

  • Kerr, D. C., Bae, H., & Dermody, S. S. (2022). Trends and disparities in suicidal thoughts and behaviors and mental health symptoms among sexual and gender minority college students in the US, 2008–2018. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity. https://doi.org/10.1037/sgd0000599 


Hanna Lawrence; Pscyhology

  • Lawrence, E. R., Lawrence, H. R., Appiah-Kubi, A., Owusu-Antwi, R. (2022). Assessing and responding to suicide risk in health research in low and middle income countries: Implementation of a suicide response protocol in Ghana. Global Psychiatry Archives, 5, 77-82. doi: 10.52095/gpa.2022.4897.1048


Marta Maldonado; Ethnic Studies 

  • Maldonado, M. M. & Boovy, B. (2022). Social Justice in Coastal Spaces. In A. K. Spalding & D. O. Suman (Eds.), Oceans and Society: An Introduction to Marine Studies (pp.193-208). Routledge. 


Joseph Orosco; Philosophy


Adam Schwartz; World Languages and Cultures 


Rorie Solberg; Political Science 


Christopher Stout; Political Science 


Luhui Whitebear; Ethnic Studies


Shaozeng Zhang; Anthropology 

  • Zhang, S., & Ribeiro da Silva, L. (2023). Participatory design of Smart Forest in the Brazilian Amazon using smartphones, algorithms and ethnographic methods. Annals of Anthropological Practice. DOI: 10.1111/napa.12201. 

  • Zhang, S., Ribeiro Porto Araújo, M., & de Assís Nunes, A. C. (2022). A Terrestrial Internet from the quilombos: The transatlantic evolution of baobab from colonial to digital capitalism. Tapuya: Latin American Science, Technology and Society, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.1080/25729861.2022.2037818.  

Adriane Irwin; Pharmacy Practice

Brad Cardinal; Biological and Population Health Sciences 


Marie Harvey; Associate Dean for Research


Shauna Tominey; Human Development and Family Sciences

Lauren Dalton; Biochemistry & Biophysics 


Carmen Harjoe; Integrative Biology 


Lori Kayes; Integrative Biology


Patrick Donnelly; OSU-C, Computer Science 


Melinda Knapp; OSU-C, Education  

  • Kudlow, T., Carlson, M., Knapp, M., Heaton, R. (in press). Opportunities for co-learning equitable and ambitious mathematics teaching in the field experience. In AMTE handbook series. 


Brianne Kothari; OSU-C, Human Development and Family Services 

  • Jaramillo, J., Kothari, B. H., Alley, Z. Rothwell, D., & Blakeslee, J. (2022). Youth-caseworker relationship quality and academic resilience among transition-age youth in foster care. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal. doi.org/10.1007/s10560-022-00906-9 

  • Blakeslee, J., Kothari, B. H., & Miller, R. (2023). Intervention development to improve foster youth mental health by targeting coping self-efficacy and help-seeking. Children and Youth Services Review, 144, 06753–. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2022.106753 

  • Lipscomb, S. T., Lewis, H., Abshire, C., Banks, K., Jaderholm, C., Jaramillo, J., & Kothari, B. H. (2022). Profiles of adverse childhood experiences and family processes during early childhood. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 81, 10411. doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2022.101441 

  • Mowbray, O., Probert, K., Jaramillo, J., Kothari, B. H. & McBeath, B. (2022). Trajectories of mental health service utilization among youth in foster care: A test of sibling co-placement. Children and Youth Services Review, 140. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2022.106599 


Jennifer Reimer; OSU-C, American Studies 

  • Reimer, J. (2022). Forms of Memory: The Aesthetics of Ambivalent Agonism in También la lluvia and Conquistadora. Anthurium, 18(1), 4. DOI: http://doi.org/10.33596/anth.389 

  • Reimer, J. A. (2022). Formalizando la memoria: La estética del agonismo ambivalente en También La Lluvia y Conquistadora. Boletín Hispánico Helvético, revista de la Sociedad Suiza de Estudios Hispánicos.  

  • Reimer, J. A. (2022). Keşke. Airlie Press. 

  • Maneval, S., & Reimer, J. A. (Ed.). (2022). Forms of Migration: Global Perspectives on Im/migrant Art & Literature. Falschrum. 

Mary Ellen Dello Stritto; Ecampus Research Unit

Sarah Kolesar; Associate Director, Research and Scholars

  • Lewis, J. C., Alemán‐Díaz, A., Behl, M., Kolesar, S., White, L., Jones, B., Garza, C., & Cooper, S. (2022). Rethinking Committee Work in the Research Enterprise: The Case of Regenerative Gatekeeping. AGU Advances, 3(6). https://doi.org/10.1029/2022AV000772 

Spirit Brooks; Outdoor School Program Director

Kari O'Connell, Associate Director

  • O'Connell, K., Hoke, K. L., Giamellaro, M., Berkowitz, A. R., Branchaw, J. (2022). A Tool for Designing and Studying Student-Centered Undergraduate Field Experiences: The UFERN Model. BioScience, 72(2), 189-200., https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biab112