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Jarrett Receives Outstanding Professor Award in 2017

Dr. Charles Jarrett  Photo courtesy of Mike Donley.

Dr. Charles Jarrett, Associate Professor of Sociology, received Regional Higher Education Outstanding Professor Award for 2016-17. This award recognizes excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the university. He attended Marshall University before graduating with his doctorate in Rural Sociology from The Ohio State University in 1982. Jarrett teaches sociology […]

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September 19, 2017 at 3:47 pmNews Research

Lee Serving On Task Force on First Generation Scholars in Academia

Dr. Elizabeth Lee

Dr. Elizabeth Lee, Assistant Professor of Sociology, has been selected to serve on a new Task Force on First-Generation and Working-Class Persons in Sociology. Formed by the American Sociological Association, the task force is charged with determining the representation in academia of first-generation and working-class persons in sociology. it will: […]

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September 18, 2017 at 4:31 pmNews

Burmeister Receives Funds for South Korea Research

Dr. Larry Burmeister

Dr. Larry Burmeister, Professor of Sociology, received funding from the Association for Asian Studies for his continuing research in South Korea on food, agriculture, and rural development issues. His research this summer focused on data collection on recent changes in rice production and consumption in South Korea, and he also […]

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September 18, 2017 at 4:04 pmNews Research

Abu-Rish Contributes to Journal Roundtable on Teaching Middle East History

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, recently contributed to a roundtable, “Teaching the Introductory Middle East History Survey Course,” in the journal Review of Middle East Studies (published by Cambridge University Press). The roundtable featured contributions from seven historians, most of whom had significant teaching and publishing experience. Abu-Rish’s contribution […]

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September 17, 2017 at 7:12 pmNews Research

Briscoe Receives a Fulbright Award to the UK

Dr. Robert Briscoe

Dr. Robert Briscoe, Professor of Philosophy at Ohio University, was awarded a Fulbright-Scotland Visiting Professorship from the US-UK Fulbright Commission. Briscoe’s award will enable him to conduct research at the University of Glasgow through one of the most well-regarded scholarship programs in the world. His project as Fulbright-Scotland Visiting Professor […]

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September 16, 2017 at 10:56 amNews Research

Four A&S Faculty Named 2017 Presidential Research Scholars

Presidential Research Scholars Arts and Sciences winners

Four out of the five faculty members named 2017 Ohio University Presidential Research Scholars are College of Arts & Sciences faculty. The award recognizes excellence in the areas of physical sciences and engineering, and social and behavioral sciences. The A&S award winners are Dr. Hao Chen, Professor of Chemistry & […]

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September 15, 2017 at 8:11 amNews Research

Weyand Receives Federal Grant to Study Gonorrhea Infection

Dr. Nathan Weyand

Neisseria gonorrhoeae, a sexually transmitted bacterial pathogen, is a global threat to human health because of increased antimicrobial resistance. Dr. Nathan Weyand, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, and his lab are working to understand how N. gonorrhoeae persists in the human body and protects itself from immune defenses. A better understanding of this […]

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September 14, 2017 at 9:18 amResearch