War, Violence, and Revolutions

World War 2 tank painting

Ohio University faculty study modern wars, organized violence, and political and ideological revolutions in modern Europe, Asia, and North America as well as in other parts of the world. Approaches range from military and political history to intellectual history, the study of international relations, and analysis of communication strategies and the influence of the media on war, violence, and revolutions.

More detailed information can be found on the faculty biography pages.

Dr. T. David Curp, History, teaches a variety of courses on contemporary European history, with an emphasis on Eastern Europe and the Balkans.

Dr. Joshua Hill, History, specializes in modern China and East Asia.

Dr. Alec Holcombe, History, specializes in modern Southeast Asia and Vietnam.

Dr. Nukhet Sandal, Political Science, specializes in human security, religion and global politics, conflict management, and the politics of divided societies.

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer, History, specializes in modern military and international history.

Dr. Mirna Zakic, History, teaches classes on the political, social and cultural history of modern Germany and Europe, with a focus on the Third Reich, World War II, the Holocaust, and their postwar legacies.