July 26, 2022

Jason Reece Named Interim Executive Director of Kirwan Institute

Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning Jason Reece has been named interim executive director of the Kirwan Institute. The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity is an interdisciplinary engaged research institute at The Ohio State University whose goal is to connect individuals and communities with opportunities needed for thriving by educating the public, building the capacity of allied social justice organizations, and investing in efforts that support equity and inclusion.

The Ohio State University has selected Ange-Marie Hancock as executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, effective Jan. 1, 2023.

Jason Reece, associate professor of city and regional planning, has agreed to provide interim leadership to the Kirwan Institute. Reece is a long-term faculty affiliate and a former staff member of the institute, and is currently involved in several ongoing institute research projects. He follows Beverly Vandiver, professor in the Department of Human Sciences and director of the Quantitative Methodology Center, who has served as interim executive director since autumn 2020.

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