Department of History & Political Science

Missouri S&T historian to deliver keynote at international music conference

Posted by on May 19, 2015

Missouri University of Science and Technology historian Dr. Patrick Huber will deliver the keynote address and moderate a panel on country music journalist and novelist Paul Hemphill at the International Country Music Conference.

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S&T author examines African civilization in new book

Posted by on April 23, 2015

The key to the modernization of Africa is an African renaissance, says Dr. Tseggai Isaac, associate professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Isaac has recently co-authored and edited a collection of essays on the topic.

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Fogg named chair of history and political science at S&T

Posted by on April 8, 2015

Dr. Shannon Fogg, associate professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named chair of the history and political science department at Missouri S&T. Her appointment takes effect July 1.

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S&T’s Jeff Schramm joins We the Humanities platform as curator

Posted by on March 30, 2015

Dr. Jeff Schramm, associate professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will join the international humanities Twitter account We the Humanities as guest curator April 6-12.

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Ahmad to discuss research and Missouri S&T in Japan

Posted by on March 24, 2015

Dr. Diana Ahmad, professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been invited to speak about her research on American Western history at a Japanese high school and at Hachinohe Institute of Technology (HIT) during a trip to Japan this spring.

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At upcoming conference, historian to discuss lessons from technology’s past

Posted by on January 29, 2015

The impact of technological innovation on industries in the past holds valuable lessons for colleges and universities as they wrestle with new approaches to learning that could challenge traditional teaching models.

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Missouri S&T historian examines gangster Bugsy Siegel in new biography

Posted by on January 27, 2015

Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was a successful, charismatic and tough gangster, but he was neither a visionary who founded the Las Vegas Strip nor a pathological killer, says Missouri University of Science and Technology historian Larry Gragg in his biography of the mobster.

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Huber earns Missouri historical society fellowship

Posted by on January 15, 2015

The State Historical Society of Missouri selected Dr. Patrick Huber, a Missouri University of Science and Technology history professor for one of two fellowships in the Center for Missouri Studies for 2015.

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John C. McManus named Curators’ Professor at Missouri S&T

Posted by on December 16, 2014

Dr. John C. McManus, professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named Curators’ Professor of history and political science. McManus will be officially recognized during commencement ceremonies at S&T on Friday, Dec. 19.

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Missouri S&T historian honored as Spur Award finalist

Posted by on November 6, 2014

Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Teaching Professor and chair of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named a finalist for the 2014 Spur Award for his book about Las Vegas.

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