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December 2019 DEI Spotlight - Young-Tack Oh

December 2019 DEI SPOTLIGHT

Name: Young-Tack Oh 

Preferred Pronoun: He/Him/His 

Affiliation/Title: Michigan Mellon Fellow, Lecturer

Degree(s): Bachelors of Arts, Master of Architecture

Home Country: Republic of Korea

Language(s) Spoken: Korean, English, French 

Gender Identity: Male

Favorite food: Any seafood. 

Favorite author and why: My favorite author is David Macauley for his ability to use his background in architecture in different ways to create narratives.

Favorite thing to do when not at TC: Travel. 

DEI Contribution/Highlight: As a Michigan Mellon Fellow leading the ArcPrep (Architecture Preparatory) program, I have had the privilege to interact with Detroit Public High School students and to support their pursuit of futures/careers in varying fields related to the built environment.

Why is diversity, equity, and inclusion important to you? It is important to advocate for equal access to education surrounding the creative disciplines for underserved and underrepresented communities and/or individuals, as a means to reclaim spatial stewardship over urban futures.


Additional December 2019 Featured "I Am Taubman" Spotlights: 

Eric DuewekeAlaina GentlesAnn LukeKeerthana Vidyasagar

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