Tag: History and Political Science

Diana L. Ahmad named Curators’ Teaching Professor at Missouri S&T

Posted by on November 30, 2015

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Dr. Diana Ahmad, professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named Curators’ Teaching Professor of history and political science. Ahmad will be officially recognized during Missouri S&T’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 19.

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UMSL researcher to discuss the politics of climate change at S&T

Posted by on November 13, 2015

Dr. David Robertson, Curators’ Teaching Professor of political science at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL), will present a talk on the politics of climate change at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month.

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New book tells the stories of U.S. soldiers who liberated concentration camps

Posted by on October 15, 2015

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On April 4, 1945, American soldiers from the 89th Infantry Division and the 4th Armored Division seized Ohrdruf, the first Nazi concentration camp liberated in Germany during World War II. Military historian Dr. John C. McManus sheds new light on the experiences of the American soldiers who liberated and witnessed Ohrdruf, Buchenwald and Dachau in his new book, “Hell Before Their Very Eyes: American Soldiers Liberate Concentration Camps in Germany, April 1945.”

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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

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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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Ahmad to discuss research and Missouri S&T in Japan

Posted by on March 24, 2015

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

Posted by on January 27, 2015

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

Posted by on December 16, 2014

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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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