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History Department alumni are professors, lawyers, diplomats and civil servants, successful businesspeople, schoolteachers, military officers, fiction writers, and other professionals engaged in a myriad of pursuits in their lives and around the globe.

In 2015, the History Graduate Student Association, in conjunction with the organization’s annual research conference, will hold a reunion of Ph.D. program graduates who received their degrees since the founding of the Contemporary History Institute in 1985.

Alumni Newsletters

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July 2016

Recent Alumni News

Ohio University alum Doug Haslam was named Vice President of Human Resources at Karma Automotive, according to a news release. Connect with Haslam on LinkedIn. Haslam earned a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. IRVINE, Calif., May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ […]

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History Alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 11

Ben Johnson, portrait in clerical collarOhio University alum the Rev. Ben Johnson ’97 wrote an op-ed headlined in Eurasia Review headlined “Unitarian Leftist: Socialism Is Not Ethically Superior To Capitalism.” Socialism has made a resurgence in this generation, not least because of itsdeceptive moral appeal. Secular Millennials join liberal priests, pastors, and rabbis in saying […]

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History Alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 08

Ingo Trauschweizer, portraitByDr. Ingo Trauschweizer Associate Professor of History & Director of the Contemporary History Institute 2018-19 was a rewarding academic year for our students and faculty affiliates at the Contemporary History Institute. In addition to multiple students securing funding for thesis and dissertation research, several of our faculty affiliates published books […]

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History Alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 30

Voices From the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War, book coverThe Roanoke Times profiles Ohio University alum Carleton Young ’80Min a story headlined “Brothers letters from Brandy Station reveal new Civil War insights.” Young earned an M.A. in History from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. In a new book Voices from the Attic: The Williamstown Boys […]

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History Alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 28

Nathaniel H. Hurst, portraitOhio University alum Nathaniel H. Hurst is an associate with Reese Pyle Meyer Attorneys at Law. Mr. Hurst is a lifelong resident of Licking County, Ohio. He has been practicing law since 2014. In 2011, he graduated from Ohio University, with a Bachelor of Arts in both History and Psychology. […]

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History Alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 27

Amanda Nichols, portraitThe Contemporary History Institute is pleased to announce the 2019-20 winners of the Klinder PhD Fellowship and the Baker Peace Fellowship. Klinder PhD Fellows Alex Lovelace and Samantha Peko have received Klinder PhD Fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year. The Klinders endowment was established in the 1990s to fund a […]

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History Alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 25

Gregory L. Schneider, portraitOhio University alum Dr. Gregory Schneiderearned Emporia State University’s highest faculty honor, reports the Emporia Gazette. Schneider, Professor of History at Emporia State in Kansas, earned an M.A. in History and a Certificate in Contemporary History from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO in 1992. Gregory Schneider is […]

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History Alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 24

Britain and the World organization logoThree Contemporary History Institute and Ohio University History Department-affiliated scholars recently attended Britain and the Worlds 2019 conference, an annual meeting that attracts experts from around the world who research British interactions with the wider world, held this year in Kansas City. As part of a roundtable discussion inspired by […]

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History Alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 23

Ohio University alum Jessica Cyders ’06, curator of the Southeast Ohio History Center, becomes the its executive director on April 15, reports the Athens Messenger. She earned a B.A. in History and Political Science from the College of Arts & Sciences. Jessica Cyders will become the new executive director on […]

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History Alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 14

Steven Wills, portraitContemporary History Institute and Ohio University alumnus Dr. Steven Wills appears as a guest expert on an episode of “Coming in from the Cold,” a monthly podcast from the think tank Center for Naval Analyses. “Coming in from the Cold” explores obscure national security policy issues and incidents during the […]

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History Alumni – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 02

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