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Stephen Quaye

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Studies

Program Area: Higher Education and Student Affairs

quaye.13@osu.edu

Biography

Stephen John Quaye is associate professor in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Program within the Department of Educational Studies.

He has published two books, edited four books, over 20 book chapters, and 17 peer-reviewed journal articles in top-tier journals, such as the Journal of College Student DevelopmentTeachers College Record, and The Review of Higher Education

He also served as President of ACPA: College Student Educators International and is currently an associate editor of the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education.

Education

  • PhD, Higher Education, The Pennsylvania State University, 2008
  • MS, College Student Personnel, Miami University, 2004
  • BS, Psychology, James Madison University, 2002

Research Interests

Research Summary

Quaye's research focuses on engaging in and facilitating difficult dialogues about privilege, power, and oppression; student activism; and navigating and healing from racial battle fatigue. 

Selected Publications

  • Linder, C., Quaye, S. J., Stewart, T. J., Okello, W. K., & Roberts, R. E. (in press). “The whole weight of the world on my shoulders”: Power, identity, and student activism. Journal of College Student Development.
  • Linder, C., Quaye, S. J., Lange, A. C., Roberts, R. E., Lacy, M. C., & Okello, W. K. (2019). “A student should have the privilege of just being a student”: Student activism as labor. The Review of Higher Education, 42, 37-62.
  • Bautista, N., Misco, T., & Quaye, S. J. (2018). Early childhood open-mindedness: An investigation into preservice teachers’ capacity to address controversial issues. Journal of Teacher Education, 69(2), 154-168.
  • Aho, R. E., & Quaye, S. J. (2018). Applied critical leadership: Centering racial justice and decolonization in professional associations. Journal of Critical Scholarship on Higher Education and Student Affairs, 3(3), 8-19.
  • Okello, W. K., & Quaye, S. J. (2018). Advancing creativity for pedagogy and practice. Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 15(1), 43-57.
  • Quaye, S. J., Shaw, M. D., & Hill, D. C. (2017). Blending scholar and activist identities: Establishing the need for scholar activism. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 10(4), 381-399.
  • Johnson, A. J., & Quaye, S. J. (2017). Queering Black racial identity development. Journal of College Student Development, 58(8), 1135-1148.
  • Quaye, S. J. (2017). On being an angry Black man. International Journal of Multicultural Education, 19(1), 60-78.
  • Quaye, S. J., & Johnson, M. R. (2016). How intergroup dialogue facilitators understand their role in promoting student development and learning. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 27(2), 29-55.
  • Buckley, J. B., & Quaye, S. J. (2016). A vision of social justice in intergroup dialogue. Race Ethnicity and Education, 19(5), 1117-1139. doi: 10.1080/13613324.2014.969221

Selected Presentations

  • Quaye, S. J., Aho, R. E., Domingue, A. D., Guido, F. M., Lange, A. C., Squire, D., & Stewart, D-L. (2019, March 4). A bold vision forward: A framework for the strategic imperative for racial justice and decolonization. Session presented at the annual meeting of ACPA: College Student Educators International, Boston, MA.
  • Linder, C., Evans, M. E., Quaye, S. J., Lange, A. C., & Stewart, T. J. (2019, March 4). “You hired me to do this”: Power, identity, and educators’ support of student activists. Paper presented at the annual meeting of ACPA: College Student Educators International, Boston, MA.
  • Squire, D., Blansett, R., Furr, S., Lawter, M., Nicolazzo, Z., & Quaye, S. J. (2019, March 5). Toxic self-care rhetoric, and the fall of student affairs. Session presented at the annual meeting of ACPA: College Student Educators International, Boston, MA.
  • Quaye, S. J., Karikari, S. N., Allen, C. R., Okello, W. K., & Carter, K. D. (2018, November 15). Strategies for practicing self-care from racial battle fatigue. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Tampa, FL.
  • Okello, K. W., Quaye, S. J., Allen, C. R., Carter, K. D., & Karikari, S. N. (2018, November 15). “We wear the mask”: Racial battle fatigue and the (im)possibilities of healing. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Tampa, FL.
  • Quaye, S. J., Carter, K. D., Allen, C. R., Karikari, S. N., & Okello, W. K. (2018, November 17). “Why can’t I just chill?”: The visceral nature of racial battle fatigue. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Tampa, FL.
  • Quaye, S. J., Linder. C., Lange, A. C., Roberts, R. E., Lacy, M., & Okello, W. K. (2017, November). “A student should have the privilege of just being a student”: Student activism as labor. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Houston, TX.
  • Linder, C., Quaye, S. J., Lange, A. C., Roberts, R. E., & Evans, M. E. (2017, November). Show up!: Relationships between administrators and student activists. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Houston, TX.
  • Linder, C., Quaye, S. J., Stewart, T. J., Okello, W. K., & Roberts, R. E. (2017 November). “The whole weight of the world on my shoulders”: Power, identity, and student activism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Houston, TX.
  • Linder, C., Quaye, S. J., Lange, A. C., & Stewart, T. (2017, March). Engaging with student activists: Strategies for student affairs educators. Session presented at the annual meeting of ACPA: College Student Educators International, Columbus, OH.