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World News Quotes Jellison on New Book about Melania Trump

Dr. Katherine Jellison

Katherine Jellison, Professor of History at Ohio University, was quoted in an international story headlined Melania ‘folded like a deck of cards’ about a new book released this week, Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship With the First Lady, written by Stephanie Winston Wolkoff. Americans “want […]

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September 4, 2020 at 7:20 amFaculty in the News In the News

Contemporary History | Mattson Discusses Punk Rock, Ronald Reagan and the Real Culture War of 1980s America, Sept. 17

Dr. Kevin Mattson with his new book on punk rock.

The Contemporary History Institute features Dr. Kevin Mattson discussing his book, We’re Not Here to Entertain: Punk Rock, Ronald Reagan and the Real Culture War of 1980s America on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 4:30 p.m. Mattson is the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University. Join this event on […]

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September 2, 2020 at 8:00 pmEvents

Alexis Karolin Discovers She Can Thrive – in Wales and in Athens

Alexis Karolin Discovers She Can Thrive – in Wales and in Athens

Editor’s Note: Alexis Karolin is an Honors Tutorial College History Major from Columbus, Ohio, who “learned that even amid a global emergency, I can survive on my own and take care of myself.” She is also pursuing a certificate in Law, Justice and Culture. By Alexis Karolin Ohio University junior […]

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September 2, 2020 at 11:30 amNews

Holcombe Book Examines Mobilization of Troops, Food in Northern Vietnam

Dr. Alec G. Holcombe

Dr. Alec G. Holcombe, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, authored a new book on Mass Mobilization in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, 1945-1960. Mass Mobilization in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, 1945–1960 explores the way the exigencies of war, the dreams of Marxist-Leninist ideology, and the pressures of […]

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August 28, 2020 at 3:17 pmResearch

Ingram Kicks Off GWF Radio with Interview on Liberalism, Post-Liberalism

Robert G. Ingram

The first episode of GWF Radio, a new podcast from the George Washington Forum, features Patrick Deneen, professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Robert G. Ingram, professor of History at Ohio University and director of the George Washington Forum, hosts the new podcast. Ingram starts […]

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August 27, 2020 at 12:45 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

Ingram’s New Book Draws Historical Context for Freedom of Speech Debate

Robert G. Ingram

From Ohio University News A new book co-authored by Ohio University Professor Robert Ingram probes the historical context for freedom of speech, its entanglement with religion, and the implications of this centuries-old context on today’s conversations. Ingram, professor of History and director of the George Washington Forum, recently co-authored Freedom of […]

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August 21, 2020 at 4:19 pmResearch

Barr-Melej, Jang Named to Interim Leadership Roles for International Studies, Global Affairs

Patrick Barr-Melej and Ji-Yeung Jang

Ohio University has appointed Patrick Barr-Melej and Ji-Yeung Jang to two-year interim leadership roles to oversee international studies and global affairs programs in the Office of Global Affairs and International Studies (OGAIS), reports Ohio Univeristy News. The Vice Provost for Global Affairs and International Studies, Lorna Jean Edmonds, who led […]

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August 21, 2020 at 2:07 pmNews