Scholarship in Pursuit of Justice at the 2020 TCP Symposium

BY BOB HYLAND In early March 2020, just before COVID-19 disrupted and rearranged so much of our lives, I was honored to attend the 6th Annual Cincinnati Project Symposium at the African American Cultural and Resource Center (AACRC) on UC’s campus. Yes, I was honored to have been invited to speak on a panel with […]

Doing Local/Global Research in Cincinnati from an International Student Perspective

BY MURAL YILMAZ I am an international graduate student from Turkey writing my doctoral dissertation on China’s treatment of the Uyghurs, a Muslim minority community long living in what is now Western China, as internal colonialism for my PhD in Political Science. I joined the UC Gender Equity Research Team that recently completed a two-year […]

Reflections on the 2020 Symposium

BY RODERICK PEARSON When I was an undergraduate student, enduring the painstaking process of applying to graduate school the University of Cincinnati stood out among my other choices for one reason, The Cincinnati Project. Unlike most schools, The Cincinnati Project had a dedicated commitment to connecting with community organizations to serve the needs of residents […]

The Global in the Local: A CEDAW-Inspired Gender Study of Cincinnati City Government

BY ANNE SISSON RUNYAN We might think that research on Cincinnati is just about the local. However, a two-year gender study of the City of Cincinnati Government recently completed by the UC Gender Equity Research Team, an ad hoc group of faculty and graduate students from Political Science and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies I […]

My Journey as a Community Writing Scholar

BY KATELYN LUSHER Early on in my career as a PhD student, I knew I wanted to focus on community writing (writing that takes place outside the classroom, often within a specific group), but I wasn’t sure where to start or what I should do. A friend of mine connected me with Chris Wilkey, a professor at NKU who has conducted writing projects in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood since the early 2000s, and my work took off from there.

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