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History Scholars Participate in Britain and the World Conference

History Scholars Participate in Britain and the World Conference

Three Contemporary History Institute and Ohio University History Department-affiliated scholars recently attended Britain and the World’s 2019 conference, an annual meeting that attracts experts from around the world who research British interactions with the wider world, held this year in Kansas City. As part of a roundtable discussion inspired by […]

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April 23, 2019 at 11:50 amNews

Wills Discusses 1980s Maritime Strategy on Center for Naval Analyses Podcast

Dr. Steven Wills

Contemporary History Institute and Ohio University alumnus Dr. Steven Wills appears as a guest expert on an episode of “Coming in from the Cold,” a monthly podcast from the think tank Center for Naval Analyses. “Coming in from the Cold” explores obscure national security policy issues and incidents during the […]

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April 1, 2019 at 9:38 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Griffith Awarded Post-doctoral Fellowship at RAND Corporation

Luke Griffith

Luke Griffith, Ohio University History and Contemporary History Institute alumnus, won a post-doctoral fellowship from the RAND Corporation. The Stanton Nuclear Security Fellows Program identifies scholars who are at the forefront of the next generation of thought on nuclear security-related topics and supports interdisciplinary research that advances policymakers’ understanding of nuclear […]

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February 26, 2019 at 11:05 amAlumni Research

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