Post Tagged with: "Kevin Mattson"

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

Mattson Talks about Carter’s ‘Malaise’ Speech on Truth, Politics and Power

Kevin Mattson

Dr. Kevin Mattson, the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University, was on the podcast Truth, Politics and Power, hosted by Neal Conan, former host of NPR’s Talk of the Nation. They discussed the changing geopolitics of oil and what that means for politicians and especially President Trump. Mattson […]

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March 6, 2018 at 4:41 pmFaculty in the News In the News News

Jellison Named Top Faculty Newsmaker, 14 A&S Faculty Recognized

President M. Duane Nellis and Chief Marketing Officer Renea Morris pose for a photo with this year’s top OHIO faculty newsmakers, Dr. Katherine Jellison, who was featured in 1,031 media reports in calendar year 2016.

From Compass Photos by Ben Siegel Quoted in media around the world during and after the presidential election, Dr. Katherine Jellison was named Ohio University’s top faculty newsmaker of 2016. A professor of history, chair of the Department of History and a three-time Keystroke Catalyst Award winner, Jellison is a […]

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October 17, 2017 at 9:11 amNews

History’s Mattson Researches New Book on American Punk

Dr. Kevin Mattson

Dr. Kevin Mattson, Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History, spent the 2016-17 academic year on an Ohio University Faculty Fellowship Leave. During this time, Mattson’s main focus was his newest book project: an intellectual and social history of American punk, especially during the first part of Ronald Reagan’s presidency, 1980-85. […]

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September 4, 2017 at 6:49 pmResearch

Mattson Authors ‘The Intellectual as President’ in Chronicle

Dr. Kevin Mattson

Dr. Kevin Mattson authored “The Intellectual as President” in the Sept. 25 Obama Issue of Chronicle of Higher Education. Mattson is the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University. I belong to a small group. Overeducated and often underemployed, we read small magazines and argue politics, and we […]

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September 29, 2016 at 9:31 amFaculty in the News In the News