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July 21, 2021

[From the College of Arts & Sciences:]

Kenya Prime Minister Jomo Kenyatta, left, laughs with U.S. Federal Judge Thurgood Marshall in Nairobi, Kenya, on July 11, 1963. Photo…

July 20, 2021

Emily Arendt [Ohio State History Ph.D. 2014] has won the Society of Historians of the Early American Republic Ralph Gray Prize, for the best article in the 2020 volume of the Journal of the Early…

July 15, 2021

From Arts & Sciences News:

As part of research for his new book Seed Money, associate professor of history Bart Elmore did research in the United States, Brazil and, as…

July 13, 2021

Congratulations to Ohio State history alum Mark Boonshoft whose recent book, "Aristocratic Education and the Making of the American Republic," published in 2020 by the University of North Carolina…

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Geoffrey Parker
Distinguished University Professor and Andreas Dorpalen Professor of European History
Alice L. Conklin
Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of History
Thomas F. McDow
Associate Professor
Clark Spencer Larsen
Courtesy Professor, Distinguished Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Dept. of Anthropology