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Dr. Stephen John Quaye

Dr. Stephen John Quaye

Intergroup Dialogues About Race, Civility on College Campuses, and Student Support

In this episode, Jason Keist of OCCRL talks with Dr. Stephen John Quaye about what prompted his journey into higher education. Keist and Quaye also discuss issues pertaining to student support, issues related to intergroup dialogues about race, and about civility on college campuses. Dr. Quaye is an associate professor in the Department of Educational Studies at Ohio State University.

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