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Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History at Ohio University, was a guest on KPCC’s Air Talk in a session headlined “First lady experts check in on Melania Trumps public perception and opportunities to achieve her Be Best initiative goals.” Host Larry Mantle asked Jellison about a report that […]

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history news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 10

Dr. John Brobst, Associate Professor of History, delivered the 45thAnnual Robert H. Ewing Lectureat Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania on April 4, 2018. The annual lecture is organized by professors of history at Lycoming College to recognize one of their colleagues and friends. The Ewing Lecture Series was established in […]

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history news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 09

The Ohio University Honors Tutorial College recently selectedDr. Kevin Uhalde, Associate Professor ofHistory, as one of the recipients of the 2017-18 Distinguished Mentor Award. This honor recognizes faculty tutors whose work as thesis directors not only produces outstanding HTC thesis projects but also creates exceptional mentoring relationships. During the 2017-18 […]

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history news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 08

Alexander Lovelace, a History doctoral student at Ohio University, receiveda 2018General and Mrs. Matthew B. Ridgeway Military History Research Grant from the U.S. Army Military History Institute. The grant program is designed to support “on-site research at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pa., on subjects that […]

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history news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 07

From Compass Three College of Arts & Sciences faculty have been named members of theOHIO Challenging Dialogues for Contemporary Issues Task Force, announced by Ohio University President M. Duane Nellis on April 30. The Task Force has been charged with assessing national and world issues sparking civil discourse and working […]

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history news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 07

Dr. Assan Sarr, Assistant Professor in the History Department, is one of five Spring 2018 awardees of the John C. Baker Fund award. Sarr received $12,000 to support research on his second book project, titled “Liberated Africans (Creoles) of West Africa: The Forster Family of Bathurst (Gambia) and its Diaspora […]

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history news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 03

History majors in the Class of 2018 are going on to pursue a wide range of academic and professional trajectories after graduation. A selection of highlights from this years graduating class include: Katie Basallawill begin law school at the University of Cincinnati. Sam Benezrawill begin an internship with the Museum […]

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history news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 02

With an $80,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities initiative “Dialogues on the Experience of War,” Ohio University’s Contemporary History Institute will conduct a humanities-based program for veterans on campus and in the community in 2018-19. OHIO’s program”Coming Home from War: Conversations for Veterans in Southern Ohio and […]

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history news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 02

“Keep LARPing!” was one student’s reaction to a new component of HIST 1222 Medieval History in Film and Literature this spring. Dr. Kevin Uhalde, Associate Professor of History, has taught this introductory course in history and medievalism for many years. The syllabus contained mostly historical texts and films such as […]

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history news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 01

Two graduating History M.A. students begin Ph.D. programs at nationally ranked history departments in Fall 2018. Andrew Koperski is enrolling in the Ph.D. program of the Ohio State University (OSU) History Department. His admission comes with a graduate teaching assistantship that covers his tuition and provides an annual stipend. Koperski […]

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