Post Tagged with: "Chester Pach"

History’s Sutton Interns at U.S. Embassy in Madrid

Bentley Annex, the building housing the History Department

For 10 weeks during the 2018 summer, Jen Sutton, M.A. student in the History Department, interned at the U.S. Embassy Madrid in the Economic section. A significant part of Sutton’s internship was spent providing administrative assistance for official events including IN3, a premier entrepreneur and investment event held in Spain in October. She […]

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August 28, 2018 at 2:32 pmIn Class

Griffith Begins Teaching Position in History at Rio Grande

Luke Griffith

Luke Griffith, a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department, will serve as an adjunct professor at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College during the 2018-19 academic year. At the McArthur Center, Griffith will teach American History II, a course that traces the development of the United States […]

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August 28, 2018 at 2:17 pmNews

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

Baker Peace Dissertation Fellowship Awarded to History’s Mayhew

Michelle Mayhew

Doctoral student Michelle Mayhew in the History Department received the 2018-19 Baker Peace Dissertation Fellowship. The award is funded by the John and Elizabeth Baker Peace Endowment, created in the 1980s to fund teaching, scholarship, and conferences at Ohio University that promote the study of conflict and conflict resolution. Mayhew said […]

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April 26, 2018 at 7:58 pmNews Research

Rattanasengchanh Awarded Contemporary History Institute’s Klinder Dissertation Fellowship

Phimmasone Michael Rattanasengchanh

The 2018-19 Klinder Dissertation Fellowship goes to Phimmasone Michael Rattanasengchanh, a doctoral student in the History Department. This year’s award marks the inauguration of the fellowship, whose endowment was established in the 1990s to fund a dissertation writing year for Ohio University doctoral students enrolled in the Contemporary History Institute Certificate […]

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April 24, 2018 at 9:29 pmAnnouncements Research

Contemporary History | Carter, Reagan and Euromissiles, March 8

Luke Griffith

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes the Baker Peace Fellow for the 2017-18 academic year, Luke Griffith lecturing on “Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and the Euromissiles” on Thursday, March 8, at 4:30 p.m. in Baker 242. Griffith, a doctoral graduate student in History at Ohio University, explores the genesis of the […]

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March 1, 2018 at 10:15 pmEvents

Pach Helps Fact-Checkers on Eisenhower, Military Parade Meme

Dr. Chester Pach

While a recent meme about President Dwight Eisenhower and military parades was not a direct quote, Dr. Chester Pach says Eisenhower “wasn’t someone interested in pomp and circumstance,” Pach told Snopes in a fact-finding story headlined, “Did Dwight Eisenhower Reject the Idea of ‘Soviet-Style’ Military Parades?” Pach is Associate Professor […]

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February 26, 2018 at 3:07 pmFaculty in the News In the News