Congratulations to Brendan McCarthy who successfully defended his dissertation this semester and will graduate in May.
Congratulations to alum Yigit Akin (Ph.D., History, 2011) on publication of his new book, When the War Came Home: The Ottomans' Great War and the Devastation of an Empire, (Stanford University Press). Dr.
Professors Bart Elmore and Greg Anderson have both received the Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award, which is the highest accolade awarded for excellence in teaching at Ohio State. The award is only given to ten faculty members each year.
Congratulations to Zack Fry (Ph.D., History, 2017) who has won the Society for Military History's Edward M. Coffman First Manuscript Prize for his dissertation on the political culture of the Civil War Army of the Potomac.