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Baker Peace Conference | Religion and Peace: Global Perspectives and Possibilities, Feb. 20-21

Dr. Peter Mandaville

Ohio University’s Contemporary History Institute announces the theme of “Religion and Peace: Global Perspectives and Possibilities” for the 2020 Baker Peace Conference on Feb. 20-21 at the Athens campus. “Our speakers include former State Department officer Professor Peter Mandaville (keynote speaker) and experts on religion, politics, and identity ranging from […]

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January 2, 2020 at 11:30 amNews

Six Graduate Students Earn Contemporary History Certificates

The Contemporary History Institute congratulates its 2017-18 graduates who earned the graduate Contemporary History Certificate. Ph.D. Graduates Four students earned their doctorates in history and journalism and mass communication. Brad Eidahl, Ph.D. in History (December 2017). Eidahl wrote his dissertation under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej, Professor of History, […]

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August 28, 2018 at 2:08 pmAlumni

Three History Faculty Promoted: Ingram, Zakic, and Sarr

Dr. Assan Sarr

Three History Department faculty members were promoted in rank in June. Dr. Robert Ingram was promoted to the rank of professor. His latest book publication, Reformation without End: Religion, Politics and the Past in Post-Revolutionary England (Manchester University Press, 2018), offers a radical reinterpretation of the English Reformation. “No one in 18th-century […]

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August 28, 2018 at 9:44 amResearch

22 A&S Faculty Granted Promotions, Seven Get Tenure

22 A&S Faculty Granted Promotions, Seven Get Tenure

Twenty-two College of Arts & Sciences faculty were granted promotion, with seven also granted tenure, by the Ohio University Board of Trustees in June. “Faculty who are awarded tenure or granted promotion have distinguished themselves among their peers locally and in the larger academic community for their very substantial accomplishments […]

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July 2, 2018 at 2:22 pmNews

Sarr Receives Baker Fund Grant for Research on Liberated Africans (Creoles) of West Africa

Dr. Assan Sarr

Dr. Assan Sarr, Assistant Professor in the History Department, is one of five Spring 2018 awardees of the John C. Baker Fund award. Sarr received $12,000 to support research on his second book project, titled “Liberated Africans (Creoles) of West Africa: The Forster Family of Bathurst (Gambia) and its Diaspora […]

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May 3, 2018 at 12:27 pmResearch

12th Annual Undergraduate History Conference, April 20

12th Annual Undergraduate History Conference, April 20

The Ohio University History Department hosted its 12th Annual Undergraduate History Conference on Friday, April 20, 9:30am – 5pm in Bentley Annex 402. The conference featured three panels of student presentations. It will conclude with an awards ceremony that will announce this year’s inductees into the Phi Alpha Theta honor society as well as the […]

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April 1, 2018 at 7:15 pmEvents

Ping Institute Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Ping Institute Celebrates 20th Anniversary

by Kristin Distel This year, the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities celebrated an important milestone—its 20th anniversary of providing cutting-edge continuing education for secondary teachers and humanities faculty. The Ping Institute, which was founded by the Ohio University Board of Trustees, is widely recognized for […]

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December 4, 2017 at 4:22 pmNews