Ohio University

Department Web Site:
Degrees Offered:
MA and PhD
Point of Contact:
Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer
Department of History
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701
(740) 593-4349

Military History Faculty
John Brobst (PhD, University of Texas-Austin, 1997)
- British Empire
- International Relations
- Naval History
Victoria Lee (Ph.D., Princeton University, 2014)
- Science and Technology
- Modern Japan
- East Asia
- Political Economy
Steven M. Miner (PhD, Indiana University, 1986)
- Russia and the Soviet Union
- Second World War
- Soviet international relations
- Stalinism
Chester Pach (PhD, Northwestern University, 1981)
- 20th Century U.S.
- Foreign relations
- Presidential and political history
- Media and popular culture
Ingo Trauschweizer (PhD, University of Maryland, 2006)
- War, State, and Society
- Transatlantic relations: Cold War
- Vietnam War
Several other faculty members work in neighboring fields and often teach or serve on committees of military history students: Patrick Barr-Melej (modern Latin America; Chile; cultural and intellectual history); T. David Curp (modern Eastern Europe, Poland, religion); Joshua Hill (modern China and East Asia; US-China Relations; Political Ideas); Robert Ingram (Early modern Britain; religious and intellectual history); Paul Milazzo (20th century US; policy history; environment); Assan Sarr (modern Africa; Senegal and Gambia; Islam; agrarian society); Brian Schoen (19th century US and Atlantic World; Civil War; political economy); Mirna Zakic (modern Germany, National Socialism; ideology and society)

In addition to the History department, Ohio University's Contemporary History Institute offers fellowships (both for prospective students and for dissertation research/writing) and research grants. Graduate students are also eligible for grants from the College of Arts and Sciences, Student Senate, and the Graduate College and Research Division. 

Updated 3/21

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