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History Grad Meets with President Carter & Rosalynn Carter

History graduate student Eryn Kane (in red) talks with Rosalynn Carter, as President Carter looks on. Photo credit: National Parks Services and Jimmy Carter National History Site.

Eryn Kane, Ph.D. student in the History Department, was recently invited to the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, where she participated in a roundtable and helped advise on updating the site, including giving more attention to Rosalynn Carter. The visit was sponsored by the U.S. National Parks Service and the Jimmy […]

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March 18, 2016 at 12:39 pmResearch

History Department Students Win Awards and Fellowships

History Department Students Win Awards and Fellowships

The Department of History is pleased to announce that a number of its undergraduate and graduate students have been selected for a variety of awards, fellowships, and other honors. Committed to academic rigor, professional development, and community engagement, the department takes great pride as advisers and as faculty members in the […]

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April 8, 2015 at 12:31 pmNews Research

The Elder Statesman: George H. W. Bush in Retrospect

The Elder Statesman: George H. W. Bush in Retrospect

By Aaron Brown and Mirco Reimer reprinted from American Diplomacy (Aaron Brown is a History Ph.D. candidate at Ohio University.) More than 20 years after leaving office, George Herbert Walker Bush finally seems to step out of Ronald Reagan’s shadow. While Bush the Elder never was a president who could […]

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June 30, 2014 at 12:16 pmIn the News Students in the News

History Student Uses Unique World War II Collection To Examine Accounts of Souvenir Hunting, Looting

History Student Uses Unique World War II Collection To Examine Accounts of Souvenir Hunting, Looting

From Perspectives When history enthusiast Seth Givens was an Ohio University undergraduate student, he discovered a unique collection of materials that features raw, unpolished military and civilian personal accounts of World War II. Only about 10 percent had ever been published. The Ohio University Libraries’ Cornelius Ryan Collection includes about […]

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June 30, 2014 at 11:14 amResearch

Jacobs: Not All that Different, Bush and Obama at West Point

Jacobs: Not All that Different, Bush and Obama at West Point

“While there is nothing wrong with criticizing a president’s approach to the world, a little historical context is never a bad thing,” writes Matt Jacobs, a doctoral candidate in History at Ohio University specializing in U.S. foreign relations and modern international history. “Ultimately, President Obama’s commencement address should not be […]

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June 4, 2014 at 9:43 amIn the News Students in the News

History Grad Students Win Student Enhancement Awards

Ohio University has awarded History Ph.D. students Brad Eidahl and Seth Givens each a $6,000 Student Enhancement Award to assist dissertation research. Eidahl is writing his dissertation, “Writing the Resistance: The Rise and Fall of APSI and Chile’s Opposition Press,” under the direction of Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej, Associate Professor of […]

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June 2, 2014 at 2:42 pmNews

Goodwin Awarded Baker Peace Fellowship

Gerald Goodwin has been awarded the Baker Peace Fellowship for 2013-14. He is completing his dissertation that focuses on the experiences of African Americans in the military during the Vietnam era (1965-1973) and more specifically the ways in which issues deriving from “race” shaped that experience. His research looks at […]

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May 8, 2014 at 6:27 pmResearch