Research

New Book on LGBTQ Politics from Political Science’s Burgess

Dr. Susan Burgess

A new book from Dr. Susan Burgess, Professor of Political Science, brings together a series of essays on queer politics. LGBTQ Politics: A Critical Reader, co-edited with Marla Brettschneider (University of New Hampshire) and Christine Keating (University of Washington), is available from NYU Press. The advance of civil rights for […]

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September 10, 2017 at 10:12 amResearch

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Funds Electrochemical Sensor Project at Ohio University

Ronan Carroll, assistant professor of biological sciences. Photo credit: Emily Mueting/Ohio University.

  A collaborative research team from Ohio University has received a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as part of the foundation’s “Reinvent the Toilet Challenge.” The reinvent the toilet challenge aims to create a toilet that removes germs and recovers valuable resources (such as water) from human […]

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September 9, 2017 at 7:40 pmResearch

Carroll Presents Microbiology Research at Gordon Research Conference

Ronan Carroll, assistant professor of biological sciences. Photo credit: Emily Mueting/Ohio University.

  Dr. Ronan Carroll, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, recently was selected to present his research at the Gordon Research Conference on Staphylococcal Diseases in Waterville Valley, NH. Carroll studies the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus. The research he presented was carried out by a graduate student in his lab, Rebecca Keogh, […]

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September 5, 2017 at 1:05 pmResearch

History’s Mattson Researches New Book on American Punk

Dr. Kevin Mattson

Dr. Kevin Mattson, Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History, spent the 2016-17 academic year on an Ohio University Faculty Fellowship Leave. During this time, Mattson’s main focus was his newest book project: an intellectual and social history of American punk, especially during the first part of Ronald Reagan’s presidency, 1980-85. […]

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September 4, 2017 at 6:49 pmResearch

Alumni, Rothwell Featured on Cover of International Journal of Plant Sciences

Brian Atkinson

Research by Ohio University alumni Brian Atkinson ’12 and Dr. Ruth Stockey ’74 along with Dr. Gar Rothwell was featured on the cover of the September 2017 issue of International Journal of Plant Sciences. Their article is titled “The early phylogenetic diversification of Cornales: permineralized cornalean fruits from the Campanian […]

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September 1, 2017 at 12:40 pmAlumni Research

Holmes and Matlack Co-Author Article on Species Composition of Second Growth Forests over 100 Years

Marion Holmes

Graduate student Marion Holmes and Dr. Glenn Matlack co-authored an article on “Agricultural history drives structure and tree species composition of second growth forest over 100 years in southeastern Ohio, USA” in the Journal of Vegetation Science. Homles is a Ph.D. student, and Matlack is Associate Professor of Environmental and […]

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August 31, 2017 at 2:07 pmResearch

Terman, Welser, Anderson Present on Appalachia at Annual Meeting

Terman, Welser, Anderson Present on Appalachia at Annual Meeting

Dr. Rachel Terman, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, presented “Obstacles and Opportunities in Appalachia” with colleagues Dr. Ted Welser, Associate Professor of Sociology, Dr. Cynthia Anderson, Professor of Sociology, and alum Jacklyn Hockenberry ’17 M.A. Sociology, at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society in July. […]

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August 31, 2017 at 1:53 pmAlumni Research