Joan Cashin Interviewed for Civil War Podcast

July 12, 2018
Professor Joan Cashin
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.

Alum Jeffrey Jaynes Pens New Book

July 5, 2018
Christianity Beyond Christendom
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.

Zeb Larson Interviews Historian Jeremi Suri

June 26, 2018
Zeb Larson

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.

History Faculty Promotions

June 20, 2018

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions or tenure from the Board of Trustees on June 8, 2018!

Scott Levi and Stephanie Smith were promoted to full Professor.

Kent Curtis was promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure.


Aaron George Accepts Position at Tarlton State University

June 19, 2018
Aaron George

Congratulations to history PhD alum Aaron George who has accepted a position at Tarlton State University in Forth Worth, Texas, teaching the US survey and gender & sexuality histories. While at Ohio State, Professor David Steigerwald was his PhD advisor.

Dan Vandersommers Obtains New Position

June 19, 2018
Dan Vandersommers

Congratulations to history alum Dan Vandersommers, who will be starting in the fall as an assistant professor at the Indiana Academy at Ball State University, an interdisciplinary program. Professor Vandersommers received his Ph.D. in 2014. His advisor was Prof. Randy Roth.


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