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News Sources Quote Jellison on Melania Trump Calling for Aide to be Fired

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

AFP global news service quoted Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined in “Newly assertive Melania Trump puts the first back in First Lady.” Washington (AFP) – In the White House this week, Trump’s the boss. Melania Trump, that is. … And Katherine […]

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November 19, 2018 at 2:42 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Institute Using Humanities to Start Conversations with Veterans about Coming Home

Institute Using Humanities to Start Conversations with Veterans about Coming Home

By George Shea Veterans are not just ex-warriors when they come home from war. Veterans are neighbors, friends, family members and community members. We share a common bond as civilians in the United States, but for many of us, we cannot relate to the events that our brothers in arms […]

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November 15, 2018 at 10:35 amNews

Brown Writes Column on ‘Militarization of the U.S.-Mexico Border is Not a New Idea’

Aaron Brown

History graduate student Aaron Brown authored a column at the History News Network  headlined “The Militarization of the US-Mexico Border is Not a New Idea.” Brown is pursuing a PhD in history and a Contemporary History Certificate at Ohio University. President Trump has said that as many as 15,000 U.S. […]

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November 13, 2018 at 9:09 amIn the News Students in the News

New York Times Quotes Jellison on First Lady, First Daughter Relationship

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

The New York Times quoted Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “A White House Challenge: Balancing the Roles of the First Lady and First Daughter.” Historians have struggled to place the relationship between the two women in context. Katherine Jellison, a professor […]

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November 13, 2018 at 8:43 amFaculty in the News In the 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

History Seminar | Jewish Children’s Survival in the Occupied Serbian Banat in WWII, Nov. 15

Dr. Mirna Zakić

Ohio University history professor Mirna Zakic will talk about her forthcoming article “Hidden in Plain Sight: Jewish Children’s Survival in the Occupied Serbian Banat.” The article is related to research that Zakic conducted for her recently published book Ethnic Germans and National Socialism in Yugoslavia in World War II. Zakic’s talk on Thursday, […]

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November 2, 2018 at 8:30 pmEvents

Georgia Newsday Quotes Jellison on Why Melania Trump Isn’t on Campaign Trail

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, was quoted in a Georgia Newsday story headlined “Melania Trump won’t hit campaign trail despite president’s blitz.” Melania Trump’s speech at the 2016 Republican convention was criticized for sounding like one Michelle Obama gave eight years before. That speech […]

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October 25, 2018 at 5:18 pmFaculty in the News In the News