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Alumni News | Hurtado-Torres Wins Acclaim for Book on Chile’s Cold War

Dr. Sebastián Hurtado-Torres

  Foreign Affairs, published by the Council on Foreign Relations and one of the world’s leading forums for the discussion of international relations, announced Ohio University alumnus Dr. Sebastián Hurtado-Torres’s The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei’s Revolution in Liberty and Chile’s Cold War as one of its Best Books of 2020. […]

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December 29, 2020 at 4:03 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

2020 Graduate | Lovelace Earns Doctorate, Keeps Writing During Pandemic

Alexander Lovelace, graduate student of history, poses for a portrait in his office on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. (James Year/Ohio University Libraries)

A prolific writer, Alexander Lovelace earns his doctorate in history with a host of peer-reviewed articles behind him—and a book project and more in his near future. Lovelace earned a Ph.D. in History and a Certificate in Contemporary History from Ohio University, graduating in August 2020. His focus was on American […]

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December 1, 2020 at 2:45 pmNews

Alumni News | Griffith Named Post-Doc Fellow at Ronald Reagan Institute

Luke Griffith

In Fall 2020, Ohio University alumnus Luke Griffith joined the Ronald Reagan Institute in Washington, D.C., as a post-doctoral scholar, part of its inaugural visiting fellows program.  Griffith was previously the 2019-20 Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow at the RAND Corp. He earned a Ph.D. in History in 2018, along with […]

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November 3, 2020 at 9:10 pmAlumni

Alumni News | KBO Quotes Lovelace on ‘Bridge too Far’ Catchphrase

Alexander Lovelace, Ph.D. candidate

KBO Ch. 4 carried an AP story which quotes Ohio University alumnus Alexander Lovelace, Ph.D. in History,  in a story headlined “‘A bridge too far’: Coronavirus catchphrase taken from WWII.” “Who knew?” said Alexander Lovelace, who just earned his doctorate in American military history at Ohio University after defending his […]

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May 18, 2020 at 8:41 amAlumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Marchbanks Talks about Truckers, Travelers at COVID News Conference

Jack Marchbanks

WTOL Ch. 11 reported on Ohio University alumnus Jack Marchbanks’ role in Ohio’s daily COVID-19 news conference Jack Marchbanks, the director of the Ohio Department of Transportation, said his department is working to keep rest areas open and clean for truck drivers, who he thanked for being vital to the […]

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April 6, 2020 at 4:34 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

CANCELED | Reporting World War II: American Correspondents at the Front-Lines, April 23-24

Photo of war correspondent, journalist, editor and author Cornelius Ryan from the Cornelius Ryan Collection at the Ohio University's Alden Library.

NOTE: This event has been canceled. The Contemporary History Institute (Ohio University), The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience (Florida State University), and Stars and Stripes are pleased to announce a symposium on “Reporting World War II: American Correspondents at the Front-Lines” at the Intrepid Sea, Air […]

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March 2, 2020 at 10:45 amEvents

Alumni News | Sebastian Hurtado-Torres Publishes ‘The Gathering Storm’

Alumni News | Sebastian Hurtado-Torres Publishes ‘The Gathering Storm’

Ohio University alumnus Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres authored a new book, The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei’s Revolution in Liberty and Chile’s Cold War, with Cornell University Press. Hurtado-Torres earned a Ph.D. in History  in 2017 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. He also earned a Contemporary History Certificate, which […]

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February 12, 2020 at 7:11 pmAlumni