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Abu-Rish Surveyed on Accuracy of Vice President’s Middle East Comments

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History and Director of Middle East and North Africa Studies at Ohio University, was featured in History News Network analysis of the accuracy of comments made by Vice President Mike Pence headlined “Mike Pence Says the US Has Been ‘A Force For Good in the […]

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March 25, 2019 at 10:27 amFaculty in the News In the News

BBC and Others Quote History’s Abu-Rish on Protests in Jordan

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

A number of media outlets reporting on Jordanian protests and their aftermath interviewed and quoted Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History at Ohio University. Abu-Rish’s primary research interests focus on state building and economic development in Jordan and Lebanon. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has featured over a week […]

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June 7, 2018 at 12:08 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Spring 2018 | New History Courses: Plague, Rebellion, New Deal, Holocaust

Spring 2018 | New History Courses: Plague, Rebellion, New Deal, Holocaust

The History Department at Ohio University announces two new courses that are being offered for the first time in Spring 2018. HIST 2950 The Calamitous Fourteenth Century: Famine, Plague, War, Rebellion Description: The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the methods and sources used in the study of history. Students […]

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October 20, 2017 at 9:49 amIn Class News

Policy Center in Lebanon Interviews Abu-Rish for Historical Perspective on Sectarianism

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS) interviewed Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History at Ohio University, about “Sectarianism in Lebanon.” Drawing on his current book project on Lebanon during the 1940s and ’50s, Abu-Rish outlines a complex picture of the emergence and transformation of sectarianism in Lebanon across the modern era. […]

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July 12, 2017 at 6:44 amFaculty in the News In the News News Research

Abu-Rish Publishes Article on Municipal Politics in Lebanon

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, published an article on “Municipal Politics in Lebanon” in the Fall 2016 issue of Middle East Report. The article draws on Abu-Rish’s current book project analyzing the history of struggles over institutional arrangement—struggles that helped shape Lebanon’s post-independence political economy. In the article, Abu-Rish […]

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May 10, 2017 at 8:08 amResearch

Abu-Rish Wins Outstanding New Tutor Award from Honors Tutorial College

Abu-Rish Wins Outstanding New Tutor Award from Honors Tutorial College

The Ohio University Honors Tutorial College recently selected Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, as the recipient for the 2016-17 Outstanding New Tutor Award. This honor “recognizes outstanding tutors who are in their first three years of teaching tutorials.” Tutorials form a signifianct portion of the HTC curriculum. As HTC […]

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May 2, 2017 at 10:31 amNews

New Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Announced

New Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Announced

Undergraduate students at Ohio University are now able to earn a Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate. Knowledge of the Middle East and North Africa region has become increasingly central to a range of professional careers, including those in the educational, media, development, financial, policy, and defense sectors. This certificate program […]

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March 18, 2017 at 1:38 pmAnnouncements News