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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

Nevin Op-ed | To Make College Affordable Increase State Funding

Dr. Mark Nevin, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University-Lancaster, wrote an op-ed in the Lancaster Eagle Gazette headlined “To make college affordable increase state funding.” The inauguration of Mike DeWine as Ohio Governor offers the opportunity for the state to chart a new course in the area of higher education. […]

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January 20, 2019 at 8:25 amFaculty in the News In the News

Dantas Presents at Center for Atlantic and International History in France

Dr. Mariana Dantas

Dr. Mariana Dantas, Associate Professor of History, recently represented Ohio University at the international conference on “The Foundation of Towns along American Coasts: Projects, Experiences, Adaptations.” Held on Nov. 7-9 at the Research Center for Atlantic and International History of the University of La Rochelle, France, the conference brought together over […]

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January 16, 2019 at 2:52 pmResearch

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 as 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