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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

Real Clear Politics Quotes Jellison on ‘Melania Trump Inching Toward Spotlight’

Dr. Katherine Jellison

Real Clear Politics quoted Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Melania Trump Inching Toward Spotlight.” Since her move to Washington in June, the first lady has slowly become more involved in her husband’s administration, but it has been done on her […]

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August 15, 2017 at 6:33 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Policy Center in Lebanon Interviews Abu-Rish for Historical Perspective on Sectarianism

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS) interviewed Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History at Ohio University, about “Sectarianism in Lebanon.” Drawing on his current book project on Lebanon during the 1940s and ’50s, Abu-Rish outlines a complex picture of the emergence and transformation of sectarianism in Lebanon across the modern era. […]

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July 12, 2017 at 6:44 amFaculty in the News In the News News Research

Politico Quotes Jellison on Melania Trump’s Move to White House

Dr. Katherine Jellison

Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History at Ohio University, was quoted in a Politico story headlined “Melania Trump set to make her D.C. move next week.” The long-anticipated move — Trump is the first first lady in modern history to delay her arrival — is expected to lend […]

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June 11, 2017 at 9:41 amFaculty in the News In the News

Pach in New York Times | ‘Lyndon Johnson’s Living Room War’

Dr. Chester Pach

Dr. Chester Pach authored a May 30 op-ed in the New York Times headlined “Lyndon Johnson’s Living Room War.” Pach is Associate Professor of History at Ohio University. On May 31, 1967, an ABC news anchor, Frank Reynolds, introduced a film report from Vietnam in an unusual way. He told […]

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May 30, 2017 at 5:39 pmFaculty in the News In the News

AP Quotes Jellison on ‘Don’t Mess with Political Dads and Daughters’

Dr. Katherine Jellison

An Associated Press story story headlined “A family thing: Don’t mess with political dads and daughters” quoted Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History at Ohio University. Before Twitter was available, President Harry Truman backed his daughter the old-fashioned way. Truman sent an angry letter to a Washington Post […]

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February 13, 2017 at 4:20 pmFaculty in the News In the News

AP Quotes Jellison on Ivanka Trump Role in White House

Dr. Katherine Jellison

The Associated Press quoted Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Ivanka Trump Plays Big Role Even Without White House Title.” Ivanka Trump has tried to end speculation that she will serve as a fill-in first lady, which has only been heightened […]

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February 4, 2017 at 12:22 pmFaculty in the News In the News