Series 5, Ep. 5: Dr. Jay Chen

Series: 5. Demystifying Policy-Relevant Research Episode: 4. Dr. Jay Chen Podcast #: 66 Release Date: November 15, 2021 Summary:This week the podcast continues with the series Demystifying Policy-Relevant Research in collaboration with the Northeast Ohio Chapter of Scholars Strategy Network. Ashley and Casey speak with Dr. Jay Chen, Associate Professor at Cleveland State University. The three talk about causes behind current supply chain disruptions and the ways in which his work can impact public policy. Links: Scholars Strategy Network –…

Series 5, Ep. 4: Meghan Novisky

Series: 5. Demystifying Policy-Relevant Research Episode: 4. Dr. Meghan Novisky Podcast #: 65 Release Date: November 1, 2021 Summary: This week the podcast continues with the series Demystifying Policy-Relevant Research in collaboration with the Northeast Ohio Chapter of Scholars Strategy Network. Ashley and Casey speak with returning guest Dr. Meghan Novisky, Assistant Professor at Cleveland State University. The conversation centers around the impact of COVID-19 on incarcerated individuals, the failure of policy responses to protect these individuals, and how research…

Series 6 Ep. 1: Elaine Hsiao

Series: 6. Race and Democracy in Northeast Ohio Episode: 1. Elaine Hsiao Podcast #: 64 Release Date: October 18, 2021 Summary:This episode is part of Series 6, Race and Democracy in Northeast Ohio. Our first episode begins by exploring the Power of Storytelling. Ashley and Anuj talk with Elaine Hsiao, faculty at Kent State’s School of Peace and Conflict Studies. The conversation focuses on storytelling as a research tool, as a bridge for creating human connections, and the role it…

Series 5 Ep. 3: Michael Palmieri

Series: 5. Demystifying Policy-Relevant Research Episode: 3. Michael Palmieri Podcast #: 63 Release Date: October 4, 2021 Summary: This week the podcast continues with the new series – demystifying policy-relevant research-in collaboration with the Northeast Ohio Chapter of Scholars Strategy Network. Ashley and Casey speak with Michael Palmieri, Research Associate at Kent State University’s Ohio Employee Ownership Center. The conversation centers around on the ways employee-ownership can be used as an economic development strategy to create individual and community wealth…

Series 6 Ep. 0: Meet our new co-hosts!

Series: 6. Race & Democracy in Northeast Ohio Episode: 1. Drs. Anuj Gurung and Shemariah Arki Podcast #: 62 Release Date: September 13, 2021 Summary: In this episode, Ashley and Casey welcome two new co-hosts to the podcast, Dr. Shemariah Arki and Dr. Anuj Gurung. Series 6 centers on the theme of Race & Democracy in Northeast Ohio, and is a collaboration with the School of Peace and Conflict Studies and the Center for Pan African Culture at Kent State University.…

Series 5. Ep 2: Wendy Regoeczi

Series: 5. Demystifying Policy-Relevant Research Episode: 1. Dr. Wendy Regoeczi Podcast #: 61 Release Date: August 30, 2021 Summary: This week the podcast continues with the new series – demystifying policy-relevant research-in collaboration with the Northeast Ohio Chapter of Scholars Strategy Network. Ashley and Casey speak with Dr. Wendy Regoeczi, professor and chair of the Department of Criminology, Anthropology, and Sociology at Cleveland State University. The conversation centers around new reforms in the Cuyahoga County criminal justice system addressing domestic…

NEW SERIES: Series 5. Ep 1: Dr. Sharona Hoffman

Series: 5. Demystifying Policy-Relevant Research Episode: 1. Dr. Sharona Hoffman Podcast #: 60 Release Date: August 17, 2021 Summary: This week the podcast launches a new series – demystifying policy-relevant research – in collaboration with the Northeast Ohio Chapter of Scholars Strategy Network. Ashley and Casey speak with Professor Sharona Hoffman, Co-Director of the Law-Medicine Center at Case Western Reserve’s School of Law. The conversation centers around the use of Artificial Intelligence in medical decisions, specifically thinking through how the use…

Series 2. Ep. 3: Bryson Davis

Series: 2. Power of Civic and Political Engagement Episode: 24. Bryson Davis Podcast #: 59 Release Date: August 2, 2021 Summary: After a long break, we are back! This week the podcast continues the series The Power of Political and Civic Engagement. In this episode, Ashley and Casey welcome Bryson Davis from the Akron Leadership Foundation. The discussion focuses on the importance of solidarity and grace in civic engagement. Links: www.akronlf.org/our-team-1 Hosts: Casey Boyd-Swan & Ashley Nickels Listen Here: Growing Democracy…

Series 3. Ep. 10: Chris Sagers

Series: 3. Filling the Gaps Episode: 10. Professor Chris Sagers Podcast #: 57 Release Date: June 21, 2021 Summary: This week the podcast continues the theme of Series 3, Gap Filling. Casey and Ashley welcome Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Professor Christopher Sagers. Our discussion examines the topic of anti-trust law and looks at the complications of enforcing anti-trust policy in our political, social, and economic systems. Links: United States v. Apple: Competition in America – Chris Sagers – www.amazon.com/United-States-v-A…y&sr=8-1-fkmrnull Christopher L.…