History alum Anna M. Peterson (PhD, Ohio State) has been named editor for the Norwegian-American Historical Association. Anna will continue to teach in the history department of Luther College while she holds the editorship.
Congratulations to Professor Jane Hathaway who has been named as a 2018 Arts & Science Distinguished Professor. Prof. Hathaway specializes in the Ottoman Empire before 1800, particularly on the Arab provinces.
Bob O'Connor, with the podcast, "The Chronicles of the American Civil War," interviewed Prof. Joan Cashin about Varina Davis, wife of Confederate President Jefferson Davis on July 12th.
Congratulations to Ohio State History Alum Jeffrey Jaynes (PhD 1993), who has just had a new book, Christianity Beyond Christendom: the Global Christian Experience on Medieval Mappaemundi and Early Modern World Maps, Wolfenbüttler Forschungen 149 (Harrassowitz, 2018) published.
OSU Doctoral Candidate Zeb Larson interviewed University of Texas at Austin historian Jeremi Suri about his recent book, The Impossible Presidency, for the New Books Network.