Affiliate Spotlight: Dr. Melinda Butsch Kovacic

This week, we had the privilege of speaking with Dr. Melinda Butsch Kovacic about her public health research and work in the community. Dr. Butsch Kovacic is an Associate Dean of the University Of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Sciences and also has an appointment in the Division of Asthma Research at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  Inspiring a Change in Focus  Dr. Butsch Kovacic is a cross trained as a basic scientist … Continue reading Affiliate Spotlight: Dr. Melinda Butsch Kovacic

Nancy Tuana interviewed about climate change and social justice

Nancy Tuana speaks to a packed audience at the Mercantile Library about climate change In this Humanities Unbound episode of the Taft Research Center at the University of Cincinnati, Nancy Tuana (Penn State) speaks with Taft Center Director Amy Lind about how climate change affects women and men differently and other topics about climate change … Continue reading Nancy Tuana interviewed about climate change and social justice

Trott’s community research senior capstone students present at City Hall

Dr. Trott's students in the 2019 senior capstone psychology course The students in Center Affiliate Carlie Trott's senior capstone course (PSYC 5051: Research Methods: Community Research) presented their research at Cincinnati City Hall this week: "Broadening Participation in Household Recycling in Cincinnati: First Findings from a Focus Group Study in South Cumminsville." The research was … Continue reading Trott’s community research senior capstone students present at City Hall

Tonight! Climate Change and Cincinnati Life

Audience from the second event of the CLIMATE CHANGE/CINCINNATI series, which focused on the social justice implications of climate change. The third and final event of the CLIMATE CHANGE/CINCINNATI series at the Mercantile Library in downtown Cincinnati is tonight. The series is cosponsored by our Center and the Taft Research Center, also at UC. This … Continue reading Tonight! Climate Change and Cincinnati Life

Nancy Tuana addresses climate change and social justice in Cincinnati

A full house audience listens to Nancy Tuana's talk on Climate Change at the Mercantile Library Nancy Tuana, Dupont/Class of 1948 Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at Penn State, addressed a full house at the Mercantile Library in downtown Cincinnati. She discussed the formidable social justice implications of climate change, worldwide and locally here … Continue reading Nancy Tuana addresses climate change and social justice in Cincinnati