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Office of Research and Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Participate in faculty focus groups on diversity

The Research and Creative Expression work group on faculty diversity through the Office of Research and Office of Diversity and Inclusion is recruiting participants for focus groups to determine priorities and best practices for supporting women and underrepresented minority (URM) faculty at every stage of their career.

Choose a Focus Group

For the discussion, faculty can choose to participate in focus groups based on preferred identity:

Women faculty
Wednesday, September 22
1 - 2:30 pm

Faculty of color
Tuesday, September 21
10 - 11:30 am

STEM faculty
Thursday, September 23
9 - 10:30 am

Non-STEM faculty
Thursday, September 23
noon - 1:30 pm

Assistant professors
Friday, September 24
11am - 12:30 pm

Tenured faculty
Friday, September 24
3:30 - 5 pm 

Each focus group will be hosted via Zoom and consist of 6-10 faculty. Participants will receive a $10 Amazon gift card.

Faculty interested in participating can contact Dr. Nikki Thomas in the Office of Research and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at thomas.1450@osu.edu by Friday, September 17