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Campus Underground Interviews Jungkunz on Critical Race Theory

Bentley Annex, home of the History Department at Ohio University

The Columbus Underground quotes Dr. Vince Jungkunz in a story headlined “Despite Bill Proposals, State Receives Few Complaints on ‘Divisive’ Critical Race Theory.” Reporter Susan Tebben interviewed Jungkunz, associate professor of Political Science at Ohio University, about the controversy over critical race theory. A professor who has studied and taught […]

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June 17, 2021 at 1:00 pmFaculty in the News In the News

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

C-SPAN Airs Show with Jellison on Dolley Madison, Lucy Hayes & Betty Ford, May 23

Dr. Katherine Jellison

C-SPAN’s The Presidency series airs a segment with Dr. Katherine Jellison on “Dolley Madison, Lucy Hayes & Betty Ford” on May 23 and 24. May 23, 2021 | 9 p.m. EDT | C-SPAN 3 May 24, 2021 | 1 a.m. EDT | C-SPAN 3 Jellison, Professor of History at Ohio […]

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May 18, 2021 at 10:03 amEvents Faculty in the News In the News

Layton Co-Authors Washington Post Column on Brazil’s President

Dr. Matthew Layton

Dr. Matthew Layton, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ohio University, co-authored a column in the Washington Post headlined “Brazil’s president is rallying his base — so that he can expand his power.” In the column, Layton and co-authors explain how their research finds that voters may encourage democratically elected leaders […]

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May 13, 2021 at 3:40 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | A Discourse on Hyper-Specialization vs. General Education

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined Publish Or Perish Can Become Publish AND Perish. Going back several hundred years, the great contributors to advancing our civilization tended to dabble in many disciplines and were not ultra-specialized. Leonardo Da Vinci, […]

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May 10, 2021 at 8:42 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Alumnus Clarence Page Credits Vedder in Story on Removing Systemic Barriers in Hiring Practices

Dr. Richard Vedder

Ohio University alumnus Clarence Page BSJ’69, aa syndicated columnist and a member of the Chicago Tribune editorial board, credits one of his former professors, Dr. Richard Vedder, in a column he wrote about removing systemic barriers in hiring practices. Page notes that employers often require a college degree for positions […]

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Alumni News | Anna Harvey named President and CEO of the Social Science Research Council

Dr. Anna Harvey

From Ohio University News Ohio University Trustee and 1988 Honors Tutorial College alumna Anna Harvey was named the 15th President and CEO of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), an independent and international research nonprofit organization. “I am deeply honored to have been asked to lead the SSRC as it […]

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May 6, 2021 at 1:49 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News