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First Fellowship Recipient Honors Passions and Legacy of Norman S. Cohn

Stacy Welker, first Cohn Fellow, discusses her research at the Cohn Symposium, September 22

By MC Tilton, PACE Writer Stacy Welker had no idea how her passions would blossom when she was just a little girl reading books about animals and evolution given to her by her father.  His stories of local ecosystems and biological processes imparted his “nerdiness” and scientific inclination to her, […]

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September 28, 2017 at 8:54 amNews Students in the News

Lepper Highlights Patton Research In Columbus Dispatch

Dr. Paul Patton cutting chenopods.

Dr. Paul Patton‘s research on ancient seeds appeared in Nature Plants in July and was recently discussed by Dr. Bradley Lepper in The Columbus Dispatch. Patton is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Food Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University and Director of the OHIO […]

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September 25, 2017 at 10:56 amFaculty in the News In the News

History Alumni Publishes in New York Times, Teaches History at Community College

Ohio University alum Gerald Goodwin ’14Ph.D. recently published “Black and White in Vietnam” in the New York Times. The opinion piece draws on his ongoing research, part of which was completed as his 2014 doctoral dissertation, “Race in the Crucible of War: African American Soldiers and Race Relations in the […]

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September 12, 2017 at 10:26 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alicke in Psychology Today | Heroes, Statues, and Moral Standards

Dr, Mark Alicke

Dr. Mark Alicke, Professor of Psychology, authored a column on “Heroes, Statues, and Moral Standards: Judging people by the norms of their time is more complicated than it may seem” Aug. 22 in Psychology Today. His blog posts to Psychology Today are headed “Why We Blame.” I received my Ph.D. […]

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September 11, 2017 at 2:25 pmFaculty in the News In the News

History’s Miner Interviewed by WOUB on Russian Cyber Attacks

Dr. Steven Miner

WOUB’s Spectrum recently featured an interview with Dr. Steven Miner, Professor of History at Ohio University. Miner is the author of the award-winning Between Churchill and Stalin: The Soviet Union, Great Britain, and the Origins of the Grand Alliance (1988), as well as Stalin’s ‘Holy War’: Religion, Nationalism, and Alliance […]

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September 10, 2017 at 11:55 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Brazilian Magazine Interviews History’s Uhalde about ‘Game of Thrones’

Dr. Kevin Uhalde, in Iceland, which serves as one of the key filming areas for the series.

Veja, one of Brazil’s major weekly magazines, recently interviewed Dr. Kevin Uhalde, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, about the historical inspirations and parallels for the hit series Game of Thrones. The article, published in Portuguese and titled “Find Out What’s Real in ‘Game of Thrones,’” features a number of historians’ views on […]

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August 30, 2017 at 10:17 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes: Seven Challenges Facing Higher Education

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, authored an article in Forbes headlined “Seven Challenges Facing Higher Education.” For more than 15 years, I have redirected my academic career away from economic history, labor economics, and public […]

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August 30, 2017 at 9:09 amFaculty in the News In the News Research