History

Gary Schmidt of Coastal Carolina University named dean of College of Liberal Arts at Wright State

Gary Schmidt is the director of diversity, equity and inclusion and community engagement for the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University. Continue reading

Wright State history, political science faculty to discuss ‘Russia-Ukraine Crisis’ on March 8

Faculty experts in Russian and Ukrainian history, foreign policy and political science will analyze the war in Ukraine and its larger implications during a panel discussion. Continue reading

Paul Lockhart, Peggy Kelly named Faculty Fellows at the Center for Faculty Excellence

Peggy Kelly was named the Faculty Fellow for Pedagogy and Paul Lockhart is the Faculty Fellow for Scholarship. Continue reading

Top research stories of 2021

From developing a super sunscreen to monitoring brain injuries to tracking COVID-19 misinformation, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2021. Continue reading

‘Veterans’ Voices’ series on WYSO features Wright State alumni, staff member

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A veteran-to-veteran storytelling project, “Veterans’ Voices” is produced by WYSO and Wright State’s Veteran and Military Center. Continue reading

Wright State historian Paul Lockhart elected to The Royal Society for Danish History

Paul Lockhart, professor of history, had been hoping to be elected to the society for at least the past 25 years. Continue reading

Book talk by historian Paul Lockhart brings C-SPAN to Wright State

A talk by Paul Lockhart, professor of history, about his new book, “Firepower: How Weapons Shaped Warfare,” will be broadcast on “Book TV” on C-SPAN. Continue reading

Awad Halabi honored with Wright State’s 2021 International Education Award

Awad Halabi, associate professor of history and religion, has expanded knowledge about the Middle East and the Islamic world at Wright State and in the community. Continue reading

Fighting words

"Firepower" by Wright State historian Paul Lockhart to be focus of campus event

C-SPAN’s “Book TV” will tape a book talk on “Firepower: How Weapons Shaped Warfare,” by Paul Lockhart, professor of history at Wright State, on Nov. 5. Continue reading

Brew coup

Wright State history alumnus Dan Lauro works as the lead brewer at Carillon Brewing Co.

Dan Lauro said he is lucky to have one foot in the craft beer world and the other in the history and education world. Continue reading