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History Research

Dr. Mirna Zakić researches the Third Reich, the Holocaust, and World War II.
Dr. Mirna Zakić researches the Third Reich, the Holocaust, and World War II.

Faculty Research Highlights

Associate Professor Robert Ingram garnered $145,500 in grants from Ohio University, the John Templeton Foundation and the Historical Society, the Charles Koch Charitable Foundation, and the Apgar Foundation to support a conference on God and the Enlightenment and to support the Ohio University-based George Washington Forum.

Professor Kevin Mattson published two books: Just Plain Dick: Richard Nixon's Checkers Speech and the Rocking, Socking Election of 1952 (New York: Bloomsbury, 2012; Paperback, 2013) and (with Eric Alterman) The Cause: The Fight for Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama (New York: Viking, 2012; Paperback, 2013).

Associate Professor Paul Milazzo received the Earhart Foundation Research Fellowship ($40,000) to support work on his scholarly biography of libertarian journalist Henry Hazlitt.

Associate Professor Brian Schoen won the Dean's Outstanding Faculty Undergraduate Advising Award from the College of Arts & Sciences.

Associate Professor Ingo Trauschweizer won the Dean's Outstanding Teaching Award from the College of Arts and Sciences.

Assistant Professor Mirna Zakic won a postdoctoral fellowship from the Volkswagen Foundation to spend a year as a scholar in residence at Germany's Freiberg Institute for Advanced Studies, where she will complete revisions of a book manuscript entitled The Furthest Watch of the Reich: National Socialism and Ethnic Germans, 1941-1944.