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Schoen to Discuss John Brown with Civil War Roundtable

Dr. Brian Schoen

Dr. Brian Schoen discusses John Brown and the lead-up to his 1859 raid at Harpers Ferry with the Civil War Round Table of the Mid-Ohio Valley on Jan. 16, reports the Parkersburg News and Sentinel. Schoen is Associate Professor of History at Ohio University. Schoen, associate professor of history at […]

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January 6, 2020 at 7:47 amFaculty in the News In the News

International Business Times Quotes Mattson: Partisanship Stronger Today than During Watergate

Dr. Kevin Mattson

The International Business Times quoted Dr. Kevin Mattson in an article headlined “45 Years After Nixon, Another US President Faces Impeachment.” Mattson is the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University. “Part of the story of Watergate and the investigation is watching Republicans peel off, start to call […]

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December 9, 2019 at 7:50 amFaculty in the News In the News

Black Explains Historical Lead-up to Brexit

Jeremy Black speaks at Ohio University.

 Brexit is a heated topic both in the United Kingdom and abroad. But since, as Dr. Jeremy Black reminded the Ohio University audience, “academics do not necessarily know more than anyone else on current events,” his talk focused not on his personal opinions of Britain leaving the European Union, […]

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November 8, 2019 at 4:46 pmNews

Medium Quotes Hamby on Why Historians Reassessed Truman

Dr. Alonzo Hamby

The blog Medium quotes Dr. Alonzo Hamby, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “America Needs You Harry Truman.” Dr. Hamby also explains why historians have reassessed Truman: “But Truman’s stature also rose in subsequent years because it became easier for both scholars and the […]

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November 5, 2019 at 8:59 amFaculty in the News In the News

Washington Post Quotes Jellison on Melania Trump and Karen Pence Visit

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

Washington Post writer Jada Yuan quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “United we stand: Melania Trump and Karen Pence make a statement with South Carolina trip.” “They certainly come from different walks of life – international model versus Indiana homebody,” […]

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November 5, 2019 at 8:51 amFaculty in the News In the News

Ambassador Talks About Role of Non-Profits, Private Sector in Diplomacy

Ambassador Mary Ann Peters talks at Ohio University.

Former Ambassador (ret.) Mary Ann Peters delivered the 2019 Elizabeth Evans Baker Lecture on the role of non-profits and the private sector in diplomacy at Ohio University on Oct. 24. Currently, Peters is the chief executive officer at the Carter Center, which has as its mission a “fundamental commitment to […]

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November 4, 2019 at 1:28 pmNews

Jellison Keynotes European Rural History Organisation’s Conference

Katherine Jellison at European Rural History Organisation.

Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair History at Ohio University, gave the keynote lecture at the 2019 international conference of the European Rural History Organisation. Held Sept. 10-13 in Paris at the EHESS (School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences), the conference served as a major intellectual and academic […]

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November 4, 2019 at 9:25 amResearch