Post Tagged with: "Contemporary History Institute alumni"

History Ph.D. Student Secures Grant to Support Research in The Gambia

Sana Saidykhan

Sana Saidykhan, doctoral student in the History Department, recently secured a research grant jointly administered by The Gambia’s National Centre for Arts and Culture and Germany’s The Gerda Henkel Foundation. Saidykhan plans to use the funds, totaling 2,500 euros, to support his preliminary dissertation research in The Gambia this summer. Provisionally […]

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February 8, 2019 at 4:30 pmResearch

Alumni News | Kaufman Applies Lessons Learned as Contemporary History Student

Dr. Scott Kaufman

Contemporary History Institute alum Dr. Scott Kaufman earned a Ph.D. in History in 1998 from Ohio University, finishing his dissertation under the direction of Dr. Chester Pach. In 2001 he joined the staff of Francis Marion University in Florence, S.C., and is now a Francis Marion University Board of Trustees Research […]

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February 4, 2019 at 1:58 pmAlumni

CHI Congratulates 2 New History Ph.D. Alumni, 3 Master’s Graduates

Dr. Lance Poston

The Contemporary History Institute congratulates two newly minted History Ph.D. alumni of the institute, along with three master’s students who graduated in December. Two Defend Doctoral Dissertations Dr. Lance Poston defended his doctoral dissertation “Deconstructing Sodom and Gommorah: An Intervention in the Mythology of Black Homophobia” in September under the […]

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January 20, 2019 at 5:04 pmNews

Alumni News | Givens Wins Cold War Essay Contest

Seth Givens

The John A. Adams ’71 Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis at Virginia Military Institute has awarded Contemporary History Institute alum Seth Givens first prize in its Cold War essay contest. The competition encourages innovative scholarship in Cold War military history, aligning with the Adams Center’s mission of producing, […]

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January 15, 2019 at 12:00 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Garlitz Continues to Analyze International Development in Modern Diplomacy

Richard Garlitz

Upon leaving Athens, Dr. Ricky Garlitz joined the History and Philosophy Department at the University of Tennessee at Martin, where he is now an associate professor. Garlitz specializes in U.S. diplomatic history while also offering courses on the history of the Middle East. Garlitz earned a Ph.D. in History under the […]

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January 11, 2019 at 1:31 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Haberski’s Diverse Career Influenced by Contemporary History Institute Experience

Dr. Raymond Haberski

Ohio University alum Raymond Haberski Jr. is Professor of History, Director of American Studies, and Director of the Institute for American Thought at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). During the 2008–2009 academic year he held the Fulbright Danish Distinguished Chair in American Studies. Haberski helped found the Society for U.S. […]

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November 4, 2018 at 9:07 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Goodwin’s NY Times Piece Inspires Prisoners of War Radio Documentary

Dr. Gerald Goodwin

A New York Times opinion piece headlined “Black and White in Vietnam” written by Ohio University alum Gerald Goodwin ’14Ph.D. has spawned a Prisoners of War radio documentary. Goodwin, who earned a Ph.D. in History and a Certificate in Contemporary History from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO, teaches courses […]

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