Documenting the Intersectionality of Students with Disabilities from Low-Socioeconomic Status Backgrounds in Higher Education

When: Tuesday, January 11th, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Presenters:  Dr. Laurie Katz, Paul Gregor, Gretchen Turner, Tyler Hallmark,  Ishtiaq Ahmed (2019-2020 GSIRI Funded Project)

Introduction to Co-authorship Across Disciplines

When: Monday, October 4th, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Unpublished research is research not done! Come learn how to navigate research coauthorship and coauthoring across disciplines at this event. You will be able to hear from graduate as well as faculty experts who will provide their insights and share their experiences coauthoring papers within an interdisciplinary context. You won’t want to miss this!

The first 30 minutes will be a presentation of approaches and strategies for coauthorship. The second 30 minutes will be a workshop during which our team members will help you hone and develop your coauthored publication, so bring your work with you! Register to attend on Monday, October 4th from 1-2 pm in Research Commons room 352 (3rd floor of the 18th Avenue Library) or via Zoom. If you register to attend via Zoom, we will send you a link for the event in advance. For more information, contact Eric McChesney. Hope to see you there!

Invited Speakers:
Lynley Anderman, Professor
Department of Educational Studies

Alex Nilokadis, Graduate Student
Educational Philosophy, Department of Educational Studies

Christopher Crabtree, Graduate Student
Health and Exercise Science, Department of Human Sciences

The link to the recording is available here.

Making Interdisciplinary Teams Work

When: Monday, September 2oth, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Working in an interdisciplinary team is complicated, especially as a graduate student who is still mastering their home discipline. How do established researchers manage the challenges and tensions of collaborating with colleagues from different disciplines, and what benefits do they reap by doing so? We invite you to join us for a panel discussion with experienced faculty from two of OSU’s largest grant-funded interdisciplinary research teamsEmPOWERment and STEAM Factory about how to make interdisciplinary work… work. Register to attend on Monday, September 20th from 3-4 pm in Research Commons 352 (3rd floor of the 18th Avenue Library) or via Zoom. If you register to attend via Zoom, we will send you a link for the event in advance. For more information, contact Julie Fitz at Hope to see you there! 

Invited Panelists:
Christian Blanco, Assistant Professor
Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University

Jeff Bielicki, Associate Professor
Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering, The Ohio State University

Rachel L. Kajfez, Assistant Professor
Department of Engineering Education, The Ohio State University

Sathya Gopalakrishnan, Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, The Ohio State University

The link to the recording is available here.

Introduction to Mixed Methods Research

When: Monday, August 16th, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Soak up some sun with GSIRI as we host an outdoor event at The OVAL! Talking about mixed methodologies in research can seem daunting so we want to create a warm and welcoming environment for you to learn about mixed methods and how they can enhance your research skills and endeavors. Come connect with peers, eat snacks, pet some doggos and chat about mixed methods! We’ll plan to meet at the statue of President Thompson and find a comfy seat from there 🙂 Register to attend and join us on Monday, August 16 from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm.

Optional reading:  

Contact Julie Fitz at with any questions. Hope to see you there!  

Introduction to Interdisciplinarity

When: Monday, August 9th, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

The new semester is almost upon us! We would like to invite you to engage with us and begin (re)building community with fellow graduate students within EHE. At this workshop, we’ll begin conversations about the importance of interdisciplinary work, how it can help you explore your areas of interest, and how you can begin preparing a proposal for funding of your own novel research project. We invite you to join us for an evening of collaborative learning and networking at Ramseyer 136 or register to attend via ZoomFor more information, contact Julie Fitz at Hope to see you there!