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History’s Shadis Receives Fulbright for Research in Portugal

Dr. Miriam Shadis

Dr. Miriam Shadis, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, recently received a Fulbright Scholar Award to conduct research in Portugal. The Fulbright Scholars Program is administered by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. State Department. Shadis plans to make use of the fellowship during her […]

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April 25, 2016 at 11:04 amResearch

History’s Dantas Named 2016-17 National Humanities Center Fellow

Dr. Mariana Dantas

The National Humanities Center announced that Dr. Mariana Dantas, Associate Professor in the History Department at Ohio University, will be a resident fellow at the center during the 2016–17 academic year. Dantas and the 36 other leading scholars were selected from a pool of 449 applicants. The NHC is a privately incorporated […]

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April 11, 2016 at 12:08 pmNews Research

History Grad Student Wins Kanter Fellowship & Student Enhancement Award

History Ph.D. student Mitchell Smith

Ohio University has awarded Mitchell Smith, Ph.D. student in the History Department, two prestigious grants: the Claude Kantner Graduate Fellowship and a Student Enhancement Award. Both grants were based on Smith’s dissertation project, titled “The Politics of Assent: Popular Support for America’s Vietnam War, 1965-1973.” Smith received $6,000 from the Student Enhancement Awards Program. He […]

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March 21, 2016 at 10:40 amResearch

History Student Gets Best Paper Prize from Society for Military History

Seth Givens

The Society for Military History and the First Division Museum at Cantigny has awarded Seth Givens, Ph.D. student in the History Department, the Kevin J. Carroll Award for Best Graduate Student Paper in Military History. Givens received the award for “‘The Defense of Berlin Starts at the Mekong’: Lyndon Johnson and […]

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March 20, 2016 at 1:52 pmResearch

History Grad Meets with President Carter & Rosalynn Carter

History graduate student Eryn Kane (in red) talks with Rosalynn Carter, as President Carter looks on. Photo credit: National Parks Services and Jimmy Carter National History Site.

Eryn Kane, Ph.D. student in the History Department, was recently invited to the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, where she participated in a roundtable and helped advise on updating the site, including giving more attention to Rosalynn Carter. The visit was sponsored by the U.S. National Parks Service and the Jimmy […]

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March 18, 2016 at 12:39 pmResearch

History Faculty Score Major Awards and Publications

Bentley Annex, home to the History Department

The History Department at Ohio University prides itself on the scholarly productivity of its faculty. Only three months into 2016, a number of its historians have received significant recognition for for their scholarship, both past and future: Dr. Miriam Shadis won both an Institute for International Education Fulbright Fellowship and an Ohio […]

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March 18, 2016 at 11:09 amResearch

Sociology-Criminology and History Alum on Being a Professor: ‘I’ve Got a Great Job’

John Boman

“I’ve got a great job, have great students, love doing research, and I get to work on my own schedule,” says Ohio University alum John Boman ’07, Assistant Professor at the University of Wyoming. “It’s hard to separate out just one part of being a ‘professor’ that’s my favorite.” Boman […]

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March 16, 2016 at 3:43 pmAlumni