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Voices of Women Oral History Project

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  1. Interview of Rose Wilson-Hill by Deborah Ballam

    Wilson-Hill, Rose
    Rose Wilson-Hill discusses her career at Ohio State University, which began in 1971. She had been working for Frank Hale, then-President of Oakwood University. When OSU tapped him to be Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Professor of Communication, he asked her to come work for him in Columbus as his assistant. After Hale became the Vice Provost of Minority Affairs, Wilson-Hill joined him in that office as Director of Special Programs. She has worked in the Office of Minority Affairs, now the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, ever since, although in various positions. Wilson-Hill discusses efforts over time...

  2. Interview of Nancy M. Rudd by Nancy Rogers

    Rudd, Nancy M.
    Nancy Rudd discusses her faculty and administrative roles at The Ohio State University. She was hired in November 1974, as an Assistant Professor in what was then the School of Home Economics in the College of Agriculture. She taught courses in economic demography and consumer behavior at the upper undergraduate and graduate levels. She also pursued research on factors affecting the economic status of women and the elderly. Rudd served as Secretary of the University Senate from 1986 to 1992, before being appointed Associate Provost in the Office of Academic Affairs, a position that was subsequently retitled numerous times in...

  3. Interview of Arnon Reichers by Deborah Ballam

    Reichers, Arnon E.
    Arnon Reichers describes her career and activist role during her time at Ohio State University. She was hired in the fall of 1982 as an Assistant Professor in the College of Business, in the Department of Management and Human Resources. Reichers and Deb Ballam discuss their roles in changing the way women in the College of Business were treated. In particular, Reichers and Ballam describe the hardships and discrimination they faced during their work to create a "chilly climate" report, which highlighted the negative environment for women in the College of Business. The "chilly climate" report sparked university-wide lunches among...

  4. Interview of Lisa Hobson by Emma Earick

    Hobson, Lisa
    Lisa Hobson discusses her time as an undergraduate and graduate student at The Ohio State University, from 1973 to 1979. During this time, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater and a Master's degree in Education. She discusses her time as a student at OSU, and her efforts to balance her teaching career with being a mother. Hobson has been active in various volunteer organizations around Columbus, including the Columbus Tenants Union, an organization that helped tenants with landlord problems, and the United Farm Workers.

  5. Interview of Brigid Heid by Michael Jurkovic and Bailey Whitehill

    Heid, Brigid
    Brigid Heid discusses her experiences as a student at Ohio State. She attended OSU from 1983 to 1990, and obtained a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and a law degree. Heid talks about her decision to change her major from Engineering to Chemistry, her time in a sorority at Ohio State, and her experience in the male-dominated field of litigation law upon graduating from law school.

  6. Interview of Cynthia Wentz by Rosie Goodman and Richard Start

    Wentz, Cynthia
    Cynthia Wentz describes her time as an undergraduate student at The Ohio State University. She began her Bachelor of Science degree in Social Welfare in 1959, and graduated in December of 1962. During her time at Ohio State, Wentz was the first female to be elected head cheerleader and the first female to be an honorary member of the Men's Judo Club. Wentz also talks about living in the dormitories on campus and in a sorority house, as well as her experience being a homecoming queen candidate.

  7. Interview of Cynthia Wentz by Rosie Goodman and Richard Start

    Wentz, Cynthia
    Cynthia Wentz describes her time as an undergraduate student at The Ohio State University. She began her Bachelor of Science degree in Social Welfare in 1959, and graduated in December of 1962. During her time at Ohio State, Wentz was the first female to be elected head cheerleader and the first female to be an honorary member of the Men's Judo Club. Wentz also talks about living in the dormitories on campus and in a sorority house, as well as her experience being a homecoming queen candidate.

  8. Interview of Felicisima Serafica by Deborah Ballam

    Serafica, Felicisima C.
    Felicisima Serafica describes her experience of growing up in the Philippines and coming to the United States on a Fulbright Scholarship for part of her undergraduate and graduate education. Serafica was hired at The Ohio State University in 1977, and she initially held a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology and the Department of Pediatrics. In the mid-1990s she switched to a full appointment in Ohio State's Developmental Psychology program. During her time at Ohio State, Serafica was an active advocate for the rights of Asian-American students, and she also was involved in numerous committees helping to make the...

  9. Interview of Felicisima Serafica by Deborah Ballam

    Serafica, Felicisima C.
    Felicisima Serafica describes her experience of growing up in the Philippines and coming to the United States on a Fulbright Scholarship for part of her undergraduate and graduate education. Serafica was hired at The Ohio State University in 1977, and she initially held a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology and the Department of Pediatrics. In the mid-1990s she switched to a full appointment in Ohio State's Developmental Psychology program. During her time at Ohio State, Serafica was an active advocate for the rights of Asian-American students, and she also was involved in numerous committees helping to make the...

  10. Interview of Ellen Mosley-Thompson by Claudia Kinder

    Mosley-Thompson, Ellen
    Ellen Mosley-Thompson first arrived at Ohio State in 1973 as a master's degree student in the Atmospheric Sciences program. After obtaining her Ph.D. in 1979, she joined the staff as a research assistant 1 in the then-Institute of Polar Studies, now called the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center. She describes the trajectory of her career from research assistant to full professor to her current position as director of the Byrd Center. Mosley-Thompson also discusses gender issues, both in the science field and specifically at OSU, and how these have changed over time.

  11. Interview of Ellen Mosley-Thompson by Claudia Kinder

    Mosley-Thompson, Ellen
    Ellen Mosley-Thompson first arrived at Ohio State in 1973 as a master's degree student in the Atmospheric Sciences program. After obtaining her Ph.D. in 1979, she joined the staff as a research assistant 1 in the then-Institute of Polar Studies, now called the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center. She describes the trajectory of her career from research assistant to full professor to her current position as director of the Byrd Center. Mosley-Thompson also discusses gender issues, both in the science field and specifically at OSU, and how these have changed over time.

  12. Interview of Patricia F. R. Cunningham by Deborah Ballam

    Cunningham, Patricia Frances Rene
    Patricia F. R. Cunningham arrived at The Ohio State University 1997 as a freshman; she went on to earn three degrees, culminating in a Ph.D. in 2011. Cunningham was hired in a dual appointment in OSU's Poverty Solutions Collaborative and Office of Student Life, eventually transitioning to her directorship of Buckeye Civic Engagement Connections in the Office of Student Life. Cunningham discusses her activist role in general, particularly her focus on community engagement, including a project she started to aid in K-12 education in Appalachia, and the Buckeye Reach program, which targets disadvantaged youth in Columbus neighborhoods, as well as...

  13. Interview of Patricia F. R. Cunningham by Deborah Ballam

    Cunningham, Patricia Frances Rene
    Patricia F. R. Cunningham arrived at The Ohio State University 1997 as a freshman; she went on to earn three degrees, culminating in a Ph.D. in 2011. Cunningham was hired in a dual appointment in OSU's Poverty Solutions Collaborative and Office of Student Life, eventually transitioning to her directorship of Buckeye Civic Engagement Connections in the Office of Student Life. Cunningham discusses her activist role in general, particularly her focus on community engagement, including a project she started to aid in K-12 education in Appalachia, and the Buckeye Reach program, which targets disadvantaged youth in Columbus neighborhoods, as well as...

  14. Interview of Anne Chasser by Judy Yesso

    Chasser, Anne H.
    Anne Chasser began working in the Office of Contracts at The Ohio State University in 1976. Chasser and her colleagues were at the forefront of developing and implementing the most efficient systems that would allow the University to make money from its newly registered trademarks. During her time at Ohio State, Chasser wrote journal articles about the work she was doing, which helped other universities that were beginning to register their own trademarks. These articles, along with Chasser’s traveling to many conferences and networking, built her reputation outside of the University and led to her spearheading the organization of the...

  15. Interview of Anne Chasser by Judy Yesso

    Chasser, Anne H.
    Anne Chasser began working in the Office of Contracts at The Ohio State University in 1976. Chasser and her colleagues were at the forefront of developing and implementing the most efficient systems that would allow the University to make money from its newly registered trademarks. During her time at Ohio State, Chasser wrote journal articles about the work she was doing, which helped other universities that were beginning to register their own trademarks. These articles, along with Chasser’s traveling to many conferences and networking, built her reputation outside of the University and led to her spearheading the organization of the...

  16. Interview of Carla M. Curtis by Sarah Jasmine Stork

    Curtis, Carla M.
    Carla M. Curtis describes her career in the College of Social Work at The Ohio State University. After receiving her Ph.D. from Howard University in the College of Social Work, in 1992 Curtis was recruited to become a faculty member in the College of Social Work at OSU. Curtis talks about her experience working with her mother, who was a faculty member in OSU's College of Social work from the 1960s through the 1990s. Curtis also discusses her research on African-American children and families in child welfare.

  17. Interview of Ruth Colker by Olivia Wikle

    Colker, Ruth
    Ruth Colker was recruited to Ohio State to become the Heck Faust Memorial Chair in Constitutional Law at Moritz College of Law in 1997. After teaching for more than a decade, Colker also had the honor of becoming a Distinguished University Professor. Interested in civil rights activism from a young age, Colker attended Harvard Law School and, following her passion for teaching and writing, decided to become a law professor. She teaches classes in Constitutional Law, Disability Law, and LGBT rights. She was active in helping Congress pass the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990, and amending the same Act...

  18. Interview of Sara Childers by Claudia Kinder

    Childers, Sara M.
    Sara Childers describes her experience as a student and employee at The Ohio State University. She graduated in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree, and then returned in 1999 to pursue two master's degrees. From 2003 to 2006, she worked for the College of Arts and Sciences as an academic counselor. In 2006, she became a graduate assistant for The Women's Place, a position which allowed her to pursue her Ph.D. in Social and Cultural Foundations in Education from The School of Educational Policy and Leadership at Ohio State. Childers describes issues of diversity and discrimination that she has come across...

  19. Interview of Rodica Botoman by Judy Fountain

    Boțoman, Rodica C.
    Rodica Botoman describes her career as an Associate Professor in the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literature. She was hired in 1975 as the Coordinator and Director of Ohio State’s Romanian Program, a position that she held until 2002, when she retired. Botoman describes her decision to move from Romania to the United States with her husband and 14-year-old son in 1969. A teacher in Romania, Botoman received some financial aid as a work-study student at Ohio State, where she earned a Master’s degree and Ph.D. In 1975, Botoman was offered the chance to teach Romanian Language...

  20. Interview of Clara Derber Bloomfield by Olivia Wikle

    Bloomfield, Clara D.
    Clara Derber Bloomfield was hired at The Ohio State University in 1997 as the Director of the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Internal Medicine and Director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center. At the time she came, the Comprehensive Cancer Center was on phase-out funding, and Bloomfield was hired to turn things around. Bloomfield describes a few of her experiences from Medical School, her process of being recruited to Ohio State, and the work she did to make the Cancer Center stronger academically, including her requirement that all faculty at the Center become sub-specialized in a disease...

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