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Save the Dates | First Annual Ted Rose Lecture Series Kicks off in Spring

Derrick E. White, portraitThe African American Studies Department presents the First Annual Ted Rose Lecture Series, featuring two lectures in Spring 2021, one focusing on college sports and social justice, the other on addressing woke neoliberalism. These lectures are free and open to the public, and interested faculty are encouraged to add them […]

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Posted on 12/02/2020

2020 Graduate | Flory Says Classmates Are Adaptable, Plans Career Moves

Abi Flory, portraitAdaptable. That’s how Abi Flory describes her fellow Ohio University classmates who are graduating during COVID. “Something that stands out in my mind is how adaptable this class of graduates is. We were able to overcome a lot of challenges that living through a global pandemic presented us, and we […]

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Posted on 12/01/2020

2020 Graduate | Lovelace Earns Doctorate, Keeps Writing During Pandemic

Alexander Lovelace, portraitA prolific writer, Alexander Lovelace earns his doctorate in history with a host of peer-reviewed articles behind him—and a book project and more in his near future. Lovelace earned a Ph.D. in History and a Certificate in Contemporary History from Ohio University, graduating in August 2020. His focus was on American […]

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Posted on 12/01/2020

2020 Graduate | Moore Says Graduate School is Next Step

Dylan Moore, portraitWhen COVID hit last spring, Dylan Moore knew he was going to stay on plan to graduate from Ohio University in December. He’s a dual degree student, with a B.S. in Communication Studies and a B.A. in History, not to mention a minor in English. And though algebra class loomed, […]

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Posted on 12/01/2020

2020 Graduate | Anderson’s Path to Bachelor’s Runs through Zanesville

Amanda Anderson, portraitAmanda Anderson’s pathway to a bachelor’s degree ran through the Zanesville campus, around many obstacles, and with some guidance from a few special Ohio University professors. Now she graduates in December with a bachelor’s degree in history, minors in English and psychology, and an associate’s degree in arts and humanities—with […]

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Posted on 12/01/2020

Zakic Edits New Book ‘German-Balkan Entangled Histories’

Mirna Zakić, portraitDr. Mirna Zakić, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, and co-editor Christopher A. Molnar published German-Balkan Entangled Histories in the Twentieth Century (University of Pittsburgh Press). One reviewer described it as a “rich and insightful collection” that “features a riveting cast of actors, including linguistic minorities, emigre activists, racial anthropologists, […]

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Posted on 12/01/2020

Schoen Publishes Article in American Political Thought

Dr. Brian Schoen, portraitDr. Brian Schoen, Associate Professor and Chair of History, published “Francis Lieber on Institutional Liberty, Secession, and the Modern State” in the fall 2020 issue of American Political Thought: a Journal of Ideas, Institutions, and Culture, an interdisciplinary journal that explores the American political tradition published by the University of […]

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Posted on 12/01/2020

Spring 2021 | CLJC Undergraduate Certificate Courses

The following list includes required and elective course offerings available in Spring 2021 for the Undergraduate Certificate Program in Law, Justice & Culture. The list includes, online, hybrid, and online synchronous courses. The certificate is offered by the Center for Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University. Please check the course offerings […]

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Posted on 11/13/2020

Election 2020 | How Women Impact the Political Landscape in the U.S.

Dr. Sarah Poggione, portraitDrs. Katherine Jellison and Sarah Poggione talk about how women have and continue to change the political landscape in the United States in Ohio University’s Ask the Experts Election 2020 series. Jellison is professor of History, and Poggione is Associate Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences and Associate […]

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Posted on 10/22/2020

Howard Learning Urdu Virtually for Dissertation Research

Andrew Howard at the Qutab Minar complex in Delhi.Ohio University graduate student Andrew Howard is learning Urdu from home this semester. While Howard, a History doctoral student, had applied for and was accepted by the U.S. State Department’s highly competitive Critical Language Scholarship program (CLS), the emergence of COVID-19 forced the cancellation of regular programming, which places participants […]

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Posted on 10/19/2020