Dr. Diane Mutti Burke, CMS Director and Professor of History, along with Dr. Deb Keating (IPhD alumna, 2021), were hired as a research consultants to uncover the history of a creek in Johnson County. Their efforts have been highlighted in several media outlets.
- Push continues to change name of Johnson County creek that many find offensive,” KSNT, March 24, 2021.
- “Kansas county mulls changing creek’s racially loaded name,” NBC News, March 29, 2021.
- “Controversial name, history of Johnson County creek leads to possible name change,” KSHB, August 26, 2021.