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Trauschweizer’s Book Traces Career of White House Insider, Architect of U.S. Strategy in Vietnam

Trauschweizer’s Book Traces Career of White House Insider, Architect of U.S. Strategy in Vietnam

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer’s new book Maxwell Taylor’s Cold War: From Berlin to Vietnam traces the career of Gen. Taylor, a Kennedy White House insider and architect of American strategy in Vietnam. Trauschweizer is Professor of History and Director of the Contemporary History Institute at Ohio University. The book was published […]

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August 25, 2019 at 3:41 pmResearch

Alumni News | Torres Research on the Cold War Published in Two Leading Journals

Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres

Ohio University alumnus Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres, Assistant Professor of History at Universidad Austral in Valdivia, Chile, published two major articles on Chile during the 1970s. Both of his articles explore political developments in Chile in the context of the larger Cold War. The first is titled: “The War that […]

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August 25, 2019 at 9:47 amAlumni

Hill Spends Summer Fellowship at Collaborative Innovation Center of Confucian Civilization in China

Hill Spends Summer Fellowship at Collaborative Innovation Center of Confucian Civilization in China

Dr. Joshua Hill was named a Fellow at the Collaborative Innovation Center of Confucian Civilization at Shandong University in the People’s Republic of China, where he spent three months this past summer. Hills is Associate Professor of History at Ohio University. He gave a talk at Shandong University on “Voting […]

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August 23, 2019 at 11:33 amResearch

Seven History Seniors Inducted into National Honors Society for Liberal Arts and Sciences

Seven History Seniors Inducted into National Honors Society for Liberal Arts and Sciences

Seven seniors from the History Department class of 2019 were inducted into national honors societies. Phi Beta Kappa: Academic Honors Society Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest U.S. national honors society for the liberal arts and sciences. Founded in 1776, it recognizes exemplary academic achievement and shows a commitment to the […]

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July 24, 2019 at 1:26 amAnnouncements News

Two History Faculty Promoted: Trauschweizer and Hill

Dr. Joshua Hill

Two History Department faculty members were promoted in rank this June 2019. Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer was promoted to the rank of professor. His latest book, Maxwell Taylor’s Cold War: From Berlin to Vietnam (University Press of Kentucky, 2019), offers an intellectual biography of General Maxwell D. Taylor and a study of the U.S. […]

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July 17, 2019 at 9:32 amNews

History Ph.D. Student Visits Grenada to Conduct Research and Present at Conference

Heather Salazar

Heather Salazar, doctoral student in the History Department, recently completed a research trip covering four different sites to access archival documents and oral histories. Her dissertation, provisionally titled “Grenada: From British Colony to America’s Cold War Pawn,” examines the 1983 U.S.  invasion of Grenada  (Operation URGENT FURY) within the global context […]

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July 11, 2019 at 1:31 pmNews Research

Alumni News | Dispatch Features Marchbanks’ Passion for Jazz, Radio

Jack Marchbanks

The Columbus Dispatch writes about Ohio University alum Jack Marchbanks in a feature article headlined “ODOT director Jack Marchbanks’ knowledge, passion drive jazz radio program.” Marchbanks, who earned a Ph.D. in History (with a Certificate in Contemporary History) in 2018 from the College of Arts & Sciences, was named the […]

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