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Layton Co-Authors Washington Post Column on Brazil’s President

Dr. Matthew Layton

Dr. Matthew Layton, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ohio University, co-authored a column in the Washington Post headlined “Brazil’s president is rallying his base — so that he can expand his power.” In the column, Layton and co-authors explain how their research finds that voters may encourage democratically elected leaders […]

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May 13, 2021 at 3:40 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | A Discourse on Hyper-Specialization vs. General Education

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined Publish Or Perish Can Become Publish AND Perish. Going back several hundred years, the great contributors to advancing our civilization tended to dabble in many disciplines and were not ultra-specialized. Leonardo Da Vinci, […]

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May 10, 2021 at 8:42 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Alumnus Clarence Page Credits Vedder in Story on Removing Systemic Barriers in Hiring Practices

Dr. Richard Vedder

Ohio University alumnus Clarence Page BSJ’69, aa syndicated columnist and a member of the Chicago Tribune editorial board, credits one of his former professors, Dr. Richard Vedder, in a column he wrote about removing systemic barriers in hiring practices. Page notes that employers often require a college degree for positions […]

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Alumni News | Anna Harvey named President and CEO of the Social Science Research Council

Dr. Anna Harvey

From Ohio University News Ohio University Trustee and 1988 Honors Tutorial College alumna Anna Harvey was named the 15th President and CEO of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), an independent and international research nonprofit organization. “I am deeply honored to have been asked to lead the SSRC as it […]

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May 6, 2021 at 1:49 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Science Magazine Writes about Just’s New Book on COVID-19

Dr. Winfried Just

Science Magazine writes about Dr. Winfried Just’s new book COVID-19 Unmasked: The News, the science and common sense in a story headlined “Tackling the persistent and sometimes controversial questions about COVID-19.” Ohio University mathematics professor Winfried Just’s new book COVID-19: Unmasked – The News, the Science, and Common Sense tackles […]

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May 6, 2021 at 9:43 amFaculty in the News In the News

History Interviews Miner on World War I and the Russian Revolution

Dr. Steven Miner

The History website interviewed Dr. Steven Miner, professor History at Ohio University, for a story headlined “How World War I Fueled the Russian Revolution.” “Russia was more unstable, and had more serious internal dilemmas than many other great powers, and so the degree to which the shock of war resulted in […]

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April 28, 2021 at 7:39 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | Shannon Hamelund Doesn’t Let Moves Get in the Way of her MPA

Shannon Hamelund

The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs writes about Ohio University alum Shannon Hamelund ’14 in a story headlined “Executive MPA graduate’s experience marked by accomplishments through transitions.” Hamelund earned a B.A. in Political Sciences from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. Shannon Hamelund’s experience in the […]

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April 20, 2021 at 10:34 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News