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Barr-Melej examines Chile’s path amid violent upheavals of the ‘Global 1968’

Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej

From Ohio University News From Mexico City to Paris and beyond, 1968 saw massive protests, political violence, the assertion of new values, and explosions of artistic expression that together challenged dominant structures, ideologies, and sensibilities amid the Cold War. Even Ohio University would find itself closing amid riots in May […]

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October 14, 2021 at 1:32 pmResearch

Alumni News | Derek Catsam writes where sports and politics collide

Dr. Derek Catsam

Derek Catsam went to South Africa to study history and fell in love with rugby. Now his latest book on the cataclysm of sports and politics in 1981 shines a light on the intersection of sports and political activism today. Catsam is the Kathlyn Cosper Dunagan Professor in the Humanities […]

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September 1, 2021 at 2:54 pmAlumni

Hamby Quoted about new one-man show about President Truman

Dr. Alonzo Hamby

Dr. Alonzo Hamby, Professor Emeritus of History at Ohio University, was quoted in a story headlined “The Truman show: Clifton Daniel will play his grandfather in one-man show.” “Americans began to see Truman as a feisty everyman from ‘Middle America’ rather than a partisan Washington, D.C., politico,” according to Alonzo […]

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July 13, 2021 at 4:39 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Jellison Quoted on Emhoff’s Plan as First Second Gentleman

Dr. Katherine Jellison

The Hill quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Doug Emhoff carves out path as first second gentleman.” “Even though he is a wealthy entertainment lawyer, he’s playing that down and his persona now as second spouse is, ‘I’m more of a regular […]

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July 7, 2021 at 11:57 amFaculty in the News In the News

Schoen will help elevate humanities in new Ping Institute professorship

Dr. Brian Schoen

From Ohio University News Dr. Brian Schoen brings his expertise in teaching the humanities and connecting with the community to his new role as the James Richard Hamilton/Baker and Hostetler Professor of the Charles J. Ping Institute for Teaching of the Humanities. The Ohio University Board of Trustees made the […]

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June 22, 2021 at 4:18 pmNews

Miner talks to ABC 6 on National Cancer Survivor’s Day, riding in Pelatonia as a survivor

History, Professor, Steven Miner, Faculty, College of Arts and Sciences, Perspectives Magazine

Dr. Steven Miner told ABC 6 TV’s Good Day Columbus that he was back on his bike and training for another 100-mile Pelatonia race to end cancer. But this time he’ll be riding as a survivor, having spent much of 2020 fighting lung and kidney cancer. It was Jan. 8, […]

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June 15, 2021 at 8:35 amFaculty in the News In the News

Two A&S Students Commissioned as Second Lieutenants in Air Force

Mark Vorndran

Excerpted from Ohio University News Ohio University’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 650 commissioned six cadets – two of them from the College of Arts & Sciences – as second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force on May 1. Carter Fee, from Cincinnati, Ohio, earned his bachelor’s degree in history and […]

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May 19, 2021 at 3:38 pmNews