Visiting Scholars

LEAF is committed to bringing scholars who will engage with all levels of faculty at the University of Cincinnati to discuss research and networking. Visiting scholars serve the dual purpose of enriching faculty and creating critical conversations. 

Departments may request from LEAF up to a maximum of $750 to help bring a departmental speaker to UC. Details are on our grants page.

2016-17 Visiting Scholars:

  • Adrienne Carter-Sowell, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University. Sponsored by the Department of Psychology.
    September 15
    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    4124 Edwards I
  • C. Megan Urry, President, American Astronomical Society. Sponsored by the Department of Physics.
    October 20
    4 PM
    301 Braunstein
  • Michelle Maiese, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chair, Emmanuel College. Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and presenting during the 52nd Annual Cincinnati Philosophy Colloquium.
    February 25
    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Taft Research Center
  • Sez Atamturktur, Associate Professor; Distinguished Professor of Intelligent Infrastructure, Celmson University. Sponsored by the Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering.
    March 24
    11:15 a.m. – 12:10 p.m
    544 Baldwin Hall

2015-16 Visiting Scholars:

  • Pat Gurin, Nancy Cantor Distinguished University Professor Emerita of Psychology and Women's Studies. Sponsored by the Department of Psychology.
    October 21
    4:00 - 5:30 PM
    TUC Cinema

  • Kim Binstead, Professor of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Hawaii. Sponsored by the Department of Aerospace Engineering.
    October 23
    3:00 PM
    755 Baldwin Hall

  • Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, MLK Postdoctoral Fellow, M.I.T. Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research
    November 3
    4:00 - 5:00 PM
    Sponsored by the Department of Physics

  • Ashley Paz y Puente, PhD candidate, Northwestern University
    November 20
    Sponsored by the Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • Elizabeth Meckes, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Case Western University. Sponsored by the Department of Mathematical Sciences.
    March 17
    4:00 - 5:00 pm
    140 West Charlton

  • Jason Glenn, Senior Fellow, Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy.
    February 4-5, 2016.

2014-15 Visiting Scholars

  • Lori Peek, Sep 25-27, Associate Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Center for Disaster and Risk Analysis, Colorado State Univeristy
  • Michael Alexander-Ramos, Oct 2-3, Hybrid System Researcer, General Motors Research & Development Ceter
  • Sora Lee Kim, March 11, T.C. Chamberlin Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago
  • Mayly Sanches, April 2, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Iowa State University
  • Monica Cox, April 17-18, Associate Professor, School of Engineering Education, Purdue University

2012-13 Visiting Scholars

  • Shannon Walker, March 14, NASA Astronaut and Branch Chief of the ISS Operations, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center