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10 Arts & Sciences, 2 HTC Students Get OHIO Leadership Awards

Majed Zailaee, with Leadership Awards logoTen Arts & Sciences students and two from the Honors Tutorial College were among 39 honored at Ohio University’s annual leadership awards celebration on April 14. These students “went above and beyond the call of duty to serve their communities, mentor fellow students, and lead with passion and compassion,” said […]

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Posted on 04/15/2021

Beatham-García Chosen for Prestigious Newman Civic Fellowship

Micaela Beatham-García, portraitFrom Ohio University News Ohio University junior Micaela Beatham-García has been named as a member of the prestigious 2021 Newman Civic Fellowship Cohort. A political science pre-law major, Beatham-García is also pursuing an undergraduate certificate in law, justice & culture. She was nominated to the fellowship due to her dedication to […]

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Posted on 03/10/2021

The Lilly Quotes Burgess on Progressives’ Hopes in Ohio

During her lecture, Dr. Burgess spoke about how LGBT life has changed over the years at OHIO and in the United States.Dr. Susan Burgess, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Ohio University, was quoted by The Lilly in a story headlined Is Ohio ready to elect a new member of ‘the Squad’? These progressives hope so. “I think there is potential for progressives in the state,” said Susan Burgess, a distinguished professor of […]

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Posted on 02/26/2021

Josh Olivito Earns Outstanding Witness Award at Mock Trial Invitational

Josh Olivito, portraitDespite having never competed in mock trial before—and learning that the season would be entirely virtual as he navigated his freshman year, Josh Olivito ’24 decided to try out for the team anyway. He made it. And he just won a major award—Best Witness—for his performance at the 13th annual […]

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Posted on 02/09/2021

Sparks Honored With Ohio Innocence Project Award

Jada Sparks, portraitJada Sparks, a graduate student pursuing an M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture, was awarded the first-ever Dr. Donna Mayerson Student Leadership Award from the Ohio Innocence Project. In 2020, OIP announced the award was created to “honor and celebrate student leaders and their invaluable contributions to educating people in […]

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Posted on 01/19/2021

WTRF Quotes Spiker on Certification of Electoral Votes

WTRF quoted Dr. Kevin Spiker in an article headlined “What’s happening in Congress?: The certification of electoral votes explained.” Spiker is Associate Professor of Political Science at Ohio University’s Eastern Campus. “It should be nothing more than simply a formality where quite literally envelopes are opened, votes are announced and those […]

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Posted on 01/16/2021

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

Susan Burgess is Chair of the Law and Courts Section of the APSA

Dr. Susan Burgess, portrait  Dr. Susan Burgess will serve as Chair of the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association. Burgess is Distinguished Professor of Political Science and a faculty affiliate of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture ay Ohio University. She has held a number of leadership positions […]

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Posted on 11/23/2020

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

Grant Becomes Co-Editor of New Political Science

Dr. Judith Grant, Professor of Political Science at Ohio University, has assumed editorial duties for New Political Science: A Journal of Politics and Culture, the official journal of the Caucus for a New Political Science. The caucus is organized around the position that a commitment to social justice, a sustainable […]

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Posted on 11/09/2020