2022 OSU Community Engaged Scholar Award

I am honored to receive a 2022 Community Engaged Scholar Award from The Ohio State University. I am grateful for the terrific collaborative environment both on campus and in the community. And a big time shout-out to my colleagues in the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis (CURA) at OSU. What a great team! They make the magic happen.

2022 University Outreach and Engagement Awards

Spotlight on Poverty: Pandemic Made Unequal Access to Food Even Worse, Study Suggests

Ohio State Geography student Armita Kar was interviewed by Spotlight on Poverty about our study of how COVID exacerbated unequal food access in low income communities. Armita is co-advised by myself and Dr. Huyen Le.

Pandemic Made Unequal Access to Food Even Worse, Study Suggests

Columbus 10TV News – Ohio State study: 311 statistics can predict opiate overdose hotspots

I recently appeared on Columbus ⁦10TV news to discuss our research on ‘311’ service requests to the city as indicators of social distress and opioid use disorder. ⁦ It is a good segment that conveys the message well: 311 data can help us understand the social and neighborhood distress that underlies bad outcomes like opioid use disorder.