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Expert Profile


Rebecca F. Kemper



Position Type:



United States of America

Years in the field:

6 – 10 Years

Areas of Expertise

Distance/Digital Learning, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion + Access, Grants/Foundational Giving, Research & Evaluation, Strategic Planning

Recent Academic Publications

Goldberg-Miller, S., Heimlich, J. & KEMPER, R. F. (2020). Arts consumers' place-visioning as a tool for planning creative neighborhoods. Journal of Urban Affairs.


KEMPER, R. F. (2019). Artist Residencies as Placekeepers under Creative District Displacement Pressure in Columbus, Ohio. Carolina Planning Journal, 44, 24-29. ISSN 0164-0070


Kleit, Rachel Garshick and KEMPER, Rebecca F. (2020). Planning the Just City. In Nancey Green Leigh, Steven P French, Subhrajit Guhathakurta, and Bruce Stiftel eds, The Routledge Handbook of International Planning Education. 323-331. ISBN 9781138958777

In-Press Publications

Boinodiris, Phaedra & Kemper, Rebecca F. (9 April 2020). “Reprioritizing Workforce Development.” The Royal Society (RSA). Online at:


Abukar, Z. & Kemper, R. F. “Diversity is Not Enough! Transcending Persistent Barriers Faced by Underrepresented Students in STEM.” Columbus & Dayton African American News Journal. (May 2020) Print. 30, 37-38.


Work History


Center of Science & Industry (COSI)

Researcher, Center for Research & Evaluation



Gateway Film Foundation

Manager of Communications, Marketing & Communications Team

Manager of Design, Marketing & Communications Team

Supervisor of Design, Marketing & Communications Team



Ohio State University

Instructor, The Knowlton School’s City & Regional Planning Program



Ohio State University

Researcher, multiple roles within the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Education & Human Ecology, & College of Engineering



Ohio State University

Laboratory Manager, Department of Psychology Cognitive Modeling & Computational Neuroscience Laboratory for Associate Professor Alexander A. Petrov




Ph.D. Candidate, City & Regional Planning Ohio State University

Latina & Latino Engineering Graduate Student Association (LLEGA), President

MS, City & Regional Planning Ohio State University

BS, Architecture & BA, Psychology Ohio State University


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