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Political Science Alum Appointed to Foundation for a World in Transition Board

Ohio University alum David Wilhelm ’77 has been appointed as member of the Foundation for a World in Transition’s International Advisory Board, according to a June 12 foundation news release. Wilhelm earned a bachelor’s degree in Government from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. David Wilhelm is […]

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June 17, 2014 at 10:03 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Five Students on Research Externships in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Five Students on Research Externships in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Five Ohio University undergraduate students are in Cambodia this summer in a student-faculty collaborative “externship” project call “Imagining International Justice in Post-Genocide Cambodia.” The students are working with various organizations through partnerships with the Ohio University Center for Law, Justice & Culture. Ohio University has a strong history of Southeast Asian […]

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June 4, 2014 at 1:31 pmNews

Visiting the Khmer Rouge Killing Fields

Visiting the Khmer Rouge Killing Fields

During the reign of the Khmer Rouge (1975-1979) up to a quarter of Cambodia’s population was killed through torture, execution, forced labor, and starvation. Two of the most infamous sites of torture and execution in Phnom Penh, Tuol Sleng and Choeung Ek, remain today as sites of memory. Five Ohio […]

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June 4, 2014 at 9:42 amNews

Sandal in Huffington Post: Turkey Mine Deaths Were No Accident

Sandal in Huffington Post: Turkey Mine Deaths Were No Accident

Last week’s mine deaths in Turkey were “no accident,” writes Dr. Nukhet Sandal for the Huffington Post in an article headlined “No Death Is Ordinary: Soma Work Massacre in Turkey.” Sandal, Director of War and Peace Studies and Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ohio University, is  conducting research this […]

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May 21, 2014 at 12:24 pmFaculty in the News In the News News

CBC News Interviews Kendhammer on Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls

CBC News Interviews Kendhammer on Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls

CBC News interviewed Dr. Brandon Kendhammer, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ohio University, for a May 4 report on “Why over 250 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls remain missing.” It’s been nearly three weeks since men dressed as soldiers kidnapped more than 300 girls from a Nigerian boarding school, an attack […]

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May 12, 2014 at 2:39 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Kendhammer: Nigerian Muslims Remain Committed to Engagement with West

Kendhammer: Nigerian Muslims Remain Committed to Engagement with West

By Dr. Brandon Kendhammer Excerpted from Washington Post blog Monday morning, a bomb exploded at a busy transit station in Nigeria’s capital Abuja, killing a reported 71 and wounding 124. While no one has yet taken official credit for the attack, all signs point to Boko Haram, a militant Islamist […]

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April 15, 2014 at 10:25 amFaculty in the News In the News

University Mourns Dr. Patricia Weitsman, Political Science Professor

University Mourns Dr. Patricia Weitsman, Political Science Professor

Dr. Patricia Weitsman, Professor of Political Science and Director of War and Peace Studies at Ohio University, passed away this week. She was a highly respected scholar, enthusiastic gym instructor and loving parent, wife, daughter and sister. “It was a great gift to able to spend nearly two decades as […]

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April 3, 2014 at 12:45 pmNews