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Faculty Research Lecture Series

The Ohio State ADVANCE Faculty Research Lecture Series focuses on the research journey of Ohio State faculty. Invited speakers highlight their research and discuss the successes and challenges encountered as part of a successful career in research.

All lectures take place at the Research Commons, 18th Avenue Library (3rd floor) from 4 – 5 p.m.

Lecture Series Agenda:

  • September 10, 2018
    Past and Contemporary Climate Change: Evidence from Earth’s Cryosphere
    Featured Lecturer: Ellen Mosley-Thompson, PhD, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Geography
  • October 8, 2018
    20/20 Vision
    Featured Lecturer: Melissa Bailey, OD, PhD; Associate Professor, College of Optometry
  • November 5, 2018
    Behavioral Aspects of Cancer
    Featured Lecturer: Barbara Andersen, PhD; Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology; Member, Cancer Control Program at the OSUCCC-James
  • January 14, 2019
    Getting Where You Want To Be: Sharing Your Aspirations
    Featured Lecturer: Alicia Bertone, DVM, PhD; Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate School
  • February 5, 2019 – CANCELED
    The Rise of Women in Academia: Personal and Scholarly Insights
    Featured Lecturer: Claudia Buchmann, PhD; Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology
  • March 7, 2019 – CANCELED
    From There to Here: the Risky Journey of a Reliable Person
    Featured Lecturer: Carol Smidts, PhD; Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Director, Nuclear Engineering Program
  • April 8, 2019
    Local Community-Based Approaches to Prevent Child Maltreatment: Rethinking the Paradigm Using Technology
    Featured Lecturer: Bridget Freisthler, PhD; Professor and Associate Dean of Research, College of Social Work