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Abu-Rish Surveyed on Accuracy of Vice President’s Middle East Comments

Abu-Rish Surveyed on Accuracy of Vice President’s Middle East Comments

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History and Director of Middle East and North Africa Studies at Ohio University, was featured in a recent analysis of the accuracy of comments made by Vice President Mike Pence. On Feb. 14, 2019, the Vice President stated: For nearly 200 years, stretching back to […]

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March 25, 2019 at 10:27 amNews

Fall 2019 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

Fall 2019 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

Seven Fall 2019 courses fulfill requirements for the Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate. The following list includes course name, time, instructor, and prerequisites. The certificate is offered by the History Department at Ohio University in conjunction with a number of courses from other departments. Students and advisers interested in learning […]

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March 16, 2019 at 9:32 pmIn Class News

Jellison Quoted on Melania, Ivanka Trump Relationship

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

The Community News Blog quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “The Truth About Melania and Ivanka Trump’s Unusual Relationship.” Talking about the almost unprecedented influence that two adult women have on this president (FDR’s relationships with his wife and mother come […]

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March 15, 2019 at 9:49 amFaculty in the News In the News

Jellison Talks to Spectrum about Monumental Movements Started by Rural Women

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

WOUB Spectrum interviewed Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Rural Women Have Started and Led Monumental Women’s Movements.” Until about 1920, rural women in the United States outnumbered urban women and they were the genesis of many historic women’s movement initiatives. […]

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March 13, 2019 at 8:58 amFaculty in the News In the News

AP Quotes Jellison on Reclusive Melania Trump

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

The Associated Press quoted Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “First lady: Growing ease in official role, but not politics.” Recent first ladies have all taken prominent roles in re-election campaigns. Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton and Barbara Bush all […]

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March 11, 2019 at 8:46 amFaculty in the News In the News

Boecking Discusses Trade Wars in Historical Context

Felix Boecking speaks at OHIO.

Boecking, Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese Economic and Political History at the University of Edinburgh, presented “No Great Wall: Trade, Tariffs, and Nationalism in Republican China, 1927-1945.” With degrees from the Universities of Cambridge (Ph.D., 2008) and Oxford (B.A., 2003), Boecking also holds a certificate from the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for […]

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March 9, 2019 at 12:22 pmNews

14th Annual History Graduate Student Conference, March 22-23

Bentley Annex, home to the History Department

The History Graduate Student Association hosts the 14th Annual History Graduate Student Conference at Ohio University on March 22-23. The program combines a keynote lecture with a series of panel presentations that showcase some of the cutting-edge, in-progress historical work of graduate students in a variety of discipline from multiple […]

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March 2, 2019 at 11:15 amEvents