Spring 2017 Project Civility Forum Announced

Moira Casey

Miami University Regionals' Project Civility will host a "Desperately Seeking Civility" Panel Forum on Tuesday, April 4 from 4 pm – 6 pm. The discussion will take place on the Hamilton Campus in the Harry T. Wilks Conference Center. The panelists include: Dr. Moira Casey, Dr. Leland G. Spencer, Segi Adeseha, Curtis Philpot, Karla Ramirez Martinez and Scott Wagner.

Dr. Moira Casey is currently the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Miami Regionals. As a leader, she tries to both model civility as well as support civility among faculty, staff and students.

Dr. Leland Spencer

Dr. Leland G. Spencer is assistant professor and chief departmental advisor in the Department of Interdisciplinary and Communication Studies and an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Media, Journalism, and Film and the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Miami University. His research on civility includes the article "Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Possibilities for a Progressive Civility" and "Civility and Academic Freedom: Extending the Conversation.

Segi AdesehaSegi Adeseha is in her fourth year at Miami University majoring in Kinesiology and Health with a focus in Occupational Therapy. She is the former Co-Director of Project Civility and currently works for The Office of Diversity & Multicultural Services at Miami Regionals.

Curtis PhilpotCurtis Philpot is currently the superintendent at Madison Local Schools, and served as the school's Principal for ten years before that. As superintendent, he dealt with a school shooting in the cafeteria. A week later, he brought in and opened the first school with Educational Civility Outreach (ECO)'s Chapter of Project Civility.

Karla RamirezKarla Ramirez Martinez is a board certified Family Physician and currently practices in Springdale for Tri-County Family Medicine. She received her Medical Doctor degree from Universidad Anáhuac in México. She completed her medical residency in Chicago, IL in 2005 then moved to the Cincinnati area in 2006.

Scott WegnerScott Wagner works as a producer, director and videographer at WCPO-TV. He also teaches kids at Ignition Film School the fundamentals of film storytelling and producing their own films for graduation.

Miami University Regionals' Hamilton Campus is located at 1601 University Blvd, Hamilton OH. For more information, contact Pamela Tyahur at or (513) 755-8464.