About Vice Provost, Dr. James L. Moore III

Dr. James L. Moore III serves as Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), and the University’s Chief Diversity Officer.  His great concern for the well-being of graduate and professional students allows us…

Research Support | The Research Commons at The Ohio State University Libraries

Disclaimer: Due to COVID-19, the Research Commons space is currently closed and services are remote until further notice. Below is an overview of what The Research Commons offers when all services are open and operating normally. The Research Commons is…

Student Highlights - Summer 2020

Graham Knight Graham Knight was born and raised in the foothills of South Carolina. The son of an educator father and razor sharp mother, he always felt comfortable in the world of education and has since chosen it as his…

ODI response to COVID-19 Like a family pulling together during a tough time, we are leaning on each other for support as we chart the best path forward in handling this coronavirus outbreak. With a goal of reducing the potential…

Faculty Highlights - Spring 2020

Winston Thompson, PhD The Office of Diversity and Inclusion welcomed esteemed scholar Winston C. Thompson as speaker for the Annual Spring Graduate and Professional Student Convocation and Networking Reception. Early in the spring semester, this event offers an exciting chance…

Student Highlights - Spring 2020

Meghna Mahambrey Meghna Mahambrey was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. A driven and disciplined student, she also enjoyed expressing her artistic side through singing, dancing, and acting. She went on to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development…

Senior positions at the Office of Diversity of Inclusion (ODI) have changed hands with Dr. Jacquelyn Meshelemiah and Dr. Andrea Williams both named to key administrative posts in recent weeks. Meshelemiah, an associate professor in the College of Social Work,…

Graduate and Professional Student Distinguished Faculty Panel & Luncheon

An invitation from Rose Wilson-Hill, Director of ODI’s Administration and Special Programs unit and Special Assistant to the Vice Provost: Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer, Dr. James L. Moore, III is so excited about making sure that you have…

Spring 2020 - President and Provost's Diversity Lecture

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II William J. Barber, II is a pastor and social justice advocate building a broad-based grassroots movement, grounded in the moral tenets of faith-based communities and the constitution, to confront systemic racism, poverty, environmental devastation,…

National Conference on Diversity, Race & Learning

DIVERSITY IS A VERB: The Journey to Equity & Inclusive Excellence The National Conference on Diversity, Race & Learning (NCDRL) is one of the university’s most comprehensive conferences that focuses on issues of diversity, cultural inclusion and acceptance. We host…

Supporting Students from Puerto Rico

Since late December, Puerto Rico has experienced multiple earthquakes that have caused extensive structural damage, displaced many in the south of the island, and caused great anxiety and stress among communities which had not yet fully recovered from Hurricane Maria….