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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

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

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

Waterbury Awarded Fulbright to Study Hungary and Ethnic Identity in the European Neighborhood

D. Myra Waterbury (Photo by Robin Hecker)

From Ohio University News Dr. Myra Waterbury was recently named a Fulbright Scholar and will be headed to Budapest in the spring of 2022 to conduct research on Hungary’s disparate populations. Waterbury, professor of Political Science at Ohio University, says that “Hungary can be understood as existing in a state […]

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May 5, 2021 at 10:12 amNews Research

Class of 2021 | David Giddens Cites Legal Affairs Internship, Co-Curricular Organizations

David Giddens (Photo with permission from Dy’Sha Cole)

David Giddens has spent four years at Ohio University embracing new experiences, serving communities he values, and developing his familiarity with the law. As Giddens prepares to graduate this spring, he takes time to reflect on where his Political Science Pre-Law major and Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture have […]

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April 28, 2021 at 11:42 amNews

Alumni News | Detwiler Takes Passion for LGBTQ+ Rights, Community Organizing to Law School

Dominic Detwiler

Dominic Detwiler is a 2020 graduate of Ohio University who has continued to serve the Athens community, as well as the state of Ohio, in his work as a public policy strategist for Equality Ohio. His dedication to advocacy, service, and equality was at the forefront of his academic pursuits […]

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April 28, 2021 at 11:23 amAlumni

Kendhammer Named Senior Research Advisor at RESOLVE Network

Dr. Brandon Kendhammer

Dr. Brandon Kendhammer has been named the Senior Research Advisor for RESOLVE Network’s Learning from Local Peacebuilding Approaches initiative focused on Sub-Saharan Africa. Kendhammer is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the International Development Studies Program at the Center for International Studies at Ohio University. Housed at the U.S. […]

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April 26, 2021 at 11:28 pmResearch