Dialogue is a series of provocative discussions about the most challenging issues facing our community and country held in partnership with WOSU. Dialogue events are held monthly during the academic year.

Tuesday, November 10
Election 2020: What Now?

Expert panelists will review the state of the country after the election and outline what must happen next to unify Americans and move forward.

Tuesday, November 10

5:00 pm

Zoom Webinar: Link provided upon registration


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October 2020

Election 2020: Making our Votes Count

  • Jen Miller, executive director, League of Women Voters of Central Ohio
  • Ned Foley, director, Election Law OSU Moritz College of Law
  • Trevor Brown, dean, John Glenn College of Public Affairs
September 2020

Racial Inequity in the Age of COVID-19

  • Stephanie Hightower, president and CEO, Columbus Urban League
  • Dr. Mysheika Roberts, Columbus Health Commissioner
  • Ann Fisher, host, All Sides with Ann Fisher on 89.7 NPR News
February 2020

Is Medicare for All the Answer?

  • Dr. Ean Bett, physician and singer-payer health care advocate
  • Greg Moody, Executive-in-Residence at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs
  • Karen Kasler, Statehouse Bureau Chief for Ohio Public Radio and TV
November 2019

Should the Government Mandate Vaccinations?

  • Dr. William Cotton, pediatrician, representative of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Representative Don Manning, Ohio District 59
  • Ann Fisher, host of All Sides with Ann Fisher, 89.7 NPR News
October 2019

Capitalism vs. Socialism

  • Rea Hederman, executive director, Economic Research Center, The Buckeye Institute
  • Bob Fitrakis, professor, Columbus State Community College, co-founder, Democratic Socialists of America
  • Mike Thompson, chief content director, WOSU Public Media
September 2019

Disinformation in the Digital Age: is Fake News Winning?

  • Jeffrey Trimble, lecturer, School of Communication and Department of Political Science
  • Nicole Kraft, assistant professor (clinical), School of Communication
April 2019

Basic Income for All … and other ways to close the income gap

  • Dr. Darrick Hamilton, executive director, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
  • Dr. Lynn Parramore, senior research analyst, Institute for New Economic Thinking
  • Trevor Brown, dean, John Glenn College of Public Affairs
March 21, 2019

Sports and Society

  • Gene Smith, The Ohio State University's director of athletics
  • Pete Edwards, co-owner of the Columbus Crew
  • Ann Fisher, host of All Sides with Ann Fisher
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The Future of America in Space

  • Charles Bolden Jr., former NASA administrator
  • John Horack, Neil Armstrong Chair in Aerospace Policy at The Ohio State University
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