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Stephen Deaderick

Stephen Deaderick is the Social Justice Engagment Program Specialist in the Student Life Multicultural Center at The Ohio State University, where he is also a Ph.D. student in Higher Education and Student Affairs.

Stephen is originally from Long Beach, California and certainly misses the warm weather during the Ohio winter months. He attended Emory University for his B.A. in Sociology and Educational Studies and UCLA for his M.Ed. in Student Affairs.

His professional experience is in residence life and multicultural affairs and his research interests are on mixed race identity development, Asian American student organizations and queer students of color. Stephen served as a staff member on the Semester at Sea Summer 2014 voyage, during which he gave a TEDx talk entitled “Press Pause.”

In his free time Stephen enjoys playing board games, trying new restaurants and binge-watching his favorite TV shows.