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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

Glidden Professor Crane Teaching Feb. Course on International Justice

David Crane

Glidden Visiting Professor David Crane is teaching a one-credit seminar on “Accountability for Atrocity in the 21st Century, INST 4900/5900” in Spring 21019. This course is offered Feb. 19-28, Monday through Thursday, from 6 pm to 7 pm. There is still time to sign up for this course. “International justice” […]

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January 15, 2019 at 1:06 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 | Marchbanks Named to DeWine Cabinet, Will Head ODOT

Jack Marchbanks

Ohio University alum Jack Marchbanks was named to Ohio Governor-elect Mike DeWine’s cabinet, nominated at Director of the Department of Transportation. Connect with Marchbanks on LinkedIn. Marchbanks earned a Ph.D. in History (with a Certificate in Contemporary History) in 2018 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. He […]

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January 11, 2019 at 11:32 amAlumni in the News In the News News

Alumni News | Blahnik’s Career Turns Ended up at Disney’s Epcot Center

Jennifer Blahnik

Ohio University alum Jennifer Blahnik ’03 followed a career path through William & Mary and the Jamestown Settlement, landing 14 years ago at Walt Disney World. She even helped open Disney’s theme park in China. Network and Review your Resume with Alumni including Blahnik at the 2019 Alumni-Student Networking Reception […]

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January 9, 2019 at 2:34 pmAlumni News

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