Being born and raised into a working-class family in Youngstown, Ohio, and witness to the steel era decline in the seventies and eighties encouraged me to study the negotiation of power between governments, business, and the people. Using culture and oral history as the lens to view the Depression era, my research and teaching has focused on how the people redefined themselves, their government, and society in this era of swirling change. I also play the guitar and sing in Cleveland and also in the Akron area with rock band called the House Popes.
Janet Reed specializes in Medical-Surgical nursing, geriatrics, and creative innovations in nursing education. She has over a decade of nursing experience, including acute care, long term care, rehab nursing, travel nursing, and coaching students to become exceptional new nurses.