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Kendhammer Talks about Boko Haram at Washington Humanitarian Forum

Dr. Brandon Kendhammer

Dr. Brandon Kendhammer is on a panel on “Rethinking Nigeria’s Response to the Boko Haram Crisis” on Sept. 18 at the Washington Humanitarian Forum. Kendhammer is Associate Professor of Political Science at Ohio University. The forum, hosted by the Center for Strategic & International Studies, focuses “on humanitarian challenges that […]

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September 19, 2019 at 7:33 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vander Ven on LSU’s Burrow: ‘His Pulse Probably Doesn’t Change No Matter the Situation He Finds Himself In’

Dr. Thomas Vander Ven

Dr. Thomas Vander Ven talks about coaching Louisiana State University quarterback Joe Burrow in an ESPN story headlined “The tales of Super Burrow, LSU’s ultra-confident breakout star QB.” Vander Ven is Professor of Sociology at Ohio University. Burrow played on a travel AAU basketball team when he was 9. During […]

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September 11, 2019 at 8:14 amFaculty in the News In the News

Shadis, Moran and Bell Present at the Kings and Queens Conference at the University of Catania, Sicily

Shadis, Moran and Bell Present at the Kings and Queens Conference at the University of Catania, Sicily

Dr. Miriam Shadis, Associate Professor of History, Dr. Theresa Moran, Director of Food Studies, and Dr. David Bell, Chair of Linguistics presented papers at the Eighth Edition of the Kings and Queens Conference – Resilio ergo Regno: Resilience, Continuity and Recovery at Royal Courts. The conference aims to bring together […]

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September 10, 2019 at 10:14 amFaculty in the News News

South Korean Students Visit OHIO for Culture, Communication

Keira Park and Rickey Larkin speak to students about the Multicultural, Women's, and LGBTQ Centers.

By H. Keira Park Ohio University’s English Langauge Improvement Program invited 14 students from Cyber Hankuk University of Foreign Studies for a one-week Summer Intensive Communication and Culture Program from July 6-13. ELIP has been collaborating with CUFS for the past two years and together offer two online joint certificates—one […]

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Windham on Vedder’s Book | ‘Comprehensive Treatment and Well-Researched Analysis’

Windham on Vedder’s Book | ‘Comprehensive Treatment and Well-Researched Analysis’

Columnist James Windham reviews a new book by Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a column headlined “Fixing Higher Education in America” in Education News. But upon digging into it, I was struck by its comprehensive treatment and well-researched analysis of the wide range of […]

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September 6, 2019 at 11:25 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Intellectual Gerrymandering: ‘E Unum Pluribus’ On Campus

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Intellectual Gerrymandering: ‘E Unum Pluribus’ On Campus.” About two-thirds of the way through (page 373 specifically) his magisterial assessment of contemporary life and its foundations, The Conservative Sensibility, George Will drops a great bon […]

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September 6, 2019 at 11:11 amFaculty in the News In the News

Washington Post Calls Kendhammer’s Boko Haram ‘Book You Need’

Dr. Brandon Kendhammer

A new book by Dr. Brandon Kendhammer was featured in a Washington Post review headlined “Here are the three new books you need to understand Nigeria.” Brandon Kendhammer and Carmen McCain’s “Boko Haram” narrates and richly contextualizes the story of Boko Haram, the jihadist group based in Nigeria, tying together […]

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August 28, 2019 at 8:17 amFaculty in the News In the News