Post Tagged with: "Kevin Mattson"

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 1, 2020 at 8:00 pmEvents

Mattson Book Examines Positive Impact of Punk Rock Movement

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

Ohio University News interviewed Dr. Kevin Mattson, the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University, about his new book on punk rock. The 1980s may have been 40 years ago, but there is no denying that besides big-hair bands and leg warmers, the decade is still defined by […]

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August 21, 2020 at 11:42 amResearch

International Business Times Quotes Mattson: Partisanship Stronger Today than During Watergate

Dr. Kevin Mattson

The International Business Times quoted Dr. Kevin Mattson in an article headlined “45 Years After Nixon, Another US President Faces Impeachment.” Mattson is the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University. “Part of the story of Watergate and the investigation is watching Republicans peel off, start to call […]

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December 9, 2019 at 7:50 amFaculty in the News In the News

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Applied research relevant to 21st century issues was on stage as College of Arts & Sciences faculty were recognized at Ohio University’s 2019 newsmakers gala. Members of the Ohio University community gathered Oct. 3 to celebrate the hundreds of OHIO faculty who promote the research, expertise and overall excellence of […]

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October 4, 2019 at 12:35 pmNews

NPR Interviews History’s Mattson on Play about Carter’s Malaise Speech

Dr. Kevin Mattson

Dr. Kevin Mattson, the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University, appeared on Charlotte Talks on NPR affiliate WFAE. Mattson’s appearance was part of the show’s coverage of a new play, “Confidence (and The Speech),” being performed in Charlotte, N.C.. Mattson was joining the play’s writer and director. Mattson is […]

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September 13, 2018 at 8:37 amFaculty in the News In the News

Six Graduate Students Earn Contemporary History Certificates

The Contemporary History Institute congratulates its 2017-18 graduates who earned the graduate Contemporary History Certificate. Ph.D. Graduates Four students earned their doctorates in history and journalism and mass communication. Brad Eidahl, Ph.D. in History (December 2017). Eidahl wrote his dissertation under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej, Professor of History, […]

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August 28, 2018 at 2:08 pmAlumni

Four HTC History Theses Based on Original Research

Kristin Osborne in Scotland

The 2018 graduating class of Honors Tutorial College History majors includes four students who researched and wrote undergraduate theses. Sam Benezra | On British Punk and Race Politics “White Man (In Hammersmith Palais): Race, Punk, and Politics in 1970s England” by Sam Benezra explores the development of punk music in […]

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April 26, 2018 at 8:08 pmNews