Post Tagged with: "Contemporary History Institute alumni"

Alumni News | Derek Catsam writes where sports and politics collide

Dr. Derek Catsam

Derek Catsam went to South Africa to study history and fell in love with rugby. Now his latest book on the cataclysm of sports and politics in 1981 shines a light on the intersection of sports and political activism today. Catsam is the Kathlyn Cosper Dunagan Professor in the Humanities […]

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September 1, 2021 at 2:54 pmAlumni

CHI Director’s Message: Publishing New Books, Postponing Baker Peace Conference

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer

Spring 2020 Dear Alumni and Friends, The past 12 months have posed great challenges for us. Our seminars, lunchtime conversations, and talks as well as the Elizabeth Evans Baker Lecture moved online, and our students have been industrious and found ways to pursue their research in digital and published source […]

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March 22, 2021 at 3:29 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Mike Rattanasengchanh Helps Students Connect Past and Present

Alumni News | Mike Rattanasengchanh Helps Students Connect Past and Present

Ohio University alumnus Mike Rattanasengchanh, who earned a Ph.D. in History and a Contemporary History Certificate in May 2019, accepted a position as Assistant Professor of History at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, just weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in closures across the nation. Despite the unprecedented […]

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March 1, 2021 at 8:32 pmAlumni

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