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Come Learn about OPEN (Ohio Policy Evaluation Network)

March 23 @ 12:15 pm - 1:20 pm

Come learn about the Ohio Policy Evaluation Network (OPEN)! Hear Dr. Danielle Bessett and Dr. Stef Murawsky discuss how policy impacts reproductive health and equity in Ohio and surrounding states, as well as potential opportunities for you to be involved in OPEN’s work.

Dr. Murawsky (they/them) is the Program & Policy Director for OPEN at the University of Cincinnati (UC). They earned their master’s degree in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, and PhD in Sociology, at UC. Their research interests include medical sociology, transgender studies, the sociology of gender, queer studies, feminism, and sexuality studies. They co-lead OPEN’s Policy Core.

Dr. Bessett (she/her) is a professor of sociology at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, and faculty affiliate of both UC’s Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department and Medical Scientist Training Program.  She specializes in the sociology of medicine, gender, and reproduction and co-leads the Ohio Policy Evaluation Network (OPEN), which promotes rigorous, interdisciplinary research to assess Ohioans’ reproductive health and well-being.

Lunch will be provided. Please contact alex.brogaard@uc.edu with any dietary restrictions.


March 23
12:15 pm - 1:20 pm


Law 235