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Category Archives: Podcast Episodes

RIA # 181: Dr. Julie Park on Researching Race, Diversity, and Equity in Higher Education

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Julie J. Park, an Associate Professor of Education at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her research addresses how race, religion, and social class affect diversity and equity in higher education, including the diverse experiences of Asian American college students. Her new book Race on Campus: Debunking Myths […]

RIA # 179: Dr. Natalie Pope on Researching Young Caregivers

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Natalie Pope, the Otis Endowed Professor in Gerontology & Intergenerational Social Work and Director of Doctoral programs in the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky. In 2010 Dr. Pope received her Ph.D. in Social Work at the University of Georgia with a concentration on […]

RIA # 178: Dr. Qwo-Li Driskill on Indigenous & Two-spirit Studies

On this episode, Katie is joined by Qwo-Li Driskill, a (non-citizen) Cherokee Two-Spirit and Queer writer, activist, and performer also of African, Irish, Lenape, Lumbee, and Osage ascent. They are the author of Walking with Ghosts: Poems (Salt Publishing, 2005) and the co-editor of Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature (University of Arizona, 2011) […]