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Shawn Liming Wins FLAS Fellowship to Study Russian

Shawn Liming

First-year doctoral student Shawn Liming recently won a prestigious FLAS fellowship and admission to the summer language seminar in advanced Russian at the University of Pittsburgh. Liming, an army veteran and southern Ohio native, joined the History Department after earning an MA in Eastern European History from the University of […]

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April 18, 2021 at 11:43 amResearch

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

Contemporary History | Patient Zero: Seeking Epidemic Origins from AIDS to COVID-19, April 15

Richard A. McKay (Photo by Phillip Wade.)

The Contemporary History Institute hosts Dr. Richard McKay discussing “Patient Zero: Seeking Epidemic Origins from AIDS to COVID-19” on April 15 from noon to 1 p.m. His book, Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic, published in 2017 by the University of Chicago Press, was named by CHOICE […]

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March 2, 2021 at 12:45 pmEvents

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

George Washington Forum | Income Inequality, Dec. 3

George Washington Forum | Income Inequality, Dec. 3

The Menard Family George Washington Forum hosts Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley discussing “Income Inequality” on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. Register for this webinar. Bradley is the George and Sally Mayer Fellow for Economic Education and the academic director at The Fund for American Studies. Previously, Bradley served as […]

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December 1, 2020 at 3:45 pmEvents

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