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Alumni News | Morina Named Professor at University of Bielefeld in Germany

Christina Morina

Ohio University alum Dr. Christina Morina was named a “tenured, full professor of contemporary history at the University of Bielefeld, Germany starting this September. Holding the official title of Professorin fuer Allgemeine Geschichte unter besonderer Beruckstichtigung der Zeitgeschichte, Morina will continue her work on 19th, 20th and 21st century histories […]

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October 13, 2019 at 3:39 pmAlumni

Contemporary History Director’s Thank You | 30 Years of Service, Kara Dunfee!

Kara Dunfee, far right, is recognized for 30 years of service.

By Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer Professor of History & Director of the Contemporary History Institute CHI has always had outstanding staff members, and we all too rarely acknowledge their work and contributions. Kara Dunfee, who is currently splitting her work hours between CHI and African American Studies, has been working for Ohio University […]

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October 13, 2019 at 2:32 pmNews

Alumni News | Taaffe Publishes Seventh Book, Washington’s Revolutionary War Generals

Alumni News | Taaffe Publishes Seventh Book, Washington’s Revolutionary War Generals

Ohio University alumnus Dr. Stephen R. Taaffe has written his seventh book, Washington’s Revolutionary War Generals, published by the University of Oklahoma Press and available on Amazon and other booksellers. Taaffe is Professor of History at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. He earned an M.A. in Latin […]

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October 5, 2019 at 10:23 pmAlumni

Dantas on Keynote Panel of World History Association Meeting

From left: Dr. Jorge Giovannetti-Torres (University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras); Dr. Mariana Dantas (Ohio University); Dr. Michael Goebel (Graduate Institute, Geneva); Dr. Zaire Dinzey-Flores (Rutgers University).

Dr. Mariana Dantas, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, was a keynote panelist at this year’s meeting of the World History Association, the leading professional association for scholars and teachers of world history. Held on 27–29 June 2019 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the WHA meeting took up the […]

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September 25, 2019 at 9:03 amResearch

Ingram Selected for Outstanding Faculty Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award

Robert G. Ingram

Ohio University’s Arts & Sciences Awards Committee selected Dr. Robert Ingram, Professor of History, as the humanities recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award for 2018-19. The award, announced during the 2019 Fall Gala of the College of Arts & Sciences, recognizes “a major contribution to […]

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September 22, 2019 at 4:10 pmResearch

Ohio University Mock Trial Team Announces 2019-20 Team Members

Ohio University Mock Trial Team Announces 2019-20 Team Members

The Ohio University Mock Trial Team selected 20 students to compete during the 2019-20 academic year. Tryouts occurred on Sept. 11 and 12. In order to tryout, students were required to prepare and deliver a three-minute speech on a selected topic. At the conclusion of their prepared remarks, students were […]

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September 16, 2019 at 3:00 pmNews

Abu-Rish Co-Directs Dissertation Institute in Lebanon

Abu-Rish Co-Directs Dissertation Institute in Lebanon

For the fourth summer in a row, Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate at Ohio University, co-directed a summer institute that brings together an international, interdisciplinary cohort of Ph.D. candidates conducting research on Lebanon. Abu-Rish explained that he […]

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September 15, 2019 at 1:38 pmResearch