History

Rhythm section

Wright State public history students help develop exhibit at National Afro-American Museum

Graduate public history students at Wright State organized the exhibit “Rhythm of Revolution: The Transformative Power of Black Art 1619 to the Present.” Continue reading

Wright State faculty member Awad Halabi wins Fellowship award to conduct research in Jerusalem on Islamic activist

Awad Halabi, associate professor of history and religion, will work in Jerusalem and possibly Amman, Jordan, next spring for up to four months. Continue reading

Wright State historian Noeleen McIlvenna wins prestigious fellowship award from North Caroliniana Society

Noeleen McIlvenna, professor of history, received the 2021 Archie K. Davis Fellowship award for her work “Dressed Pork: North Carolina and the Atlantic World Economy.” Continue reading

Museum marvel

Wright State alumna Anna Helmig spreads her wings as collections manager at Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Anna Helmig, a two-time Wright State University graduate, oversees the care of 1.8 million artifacts at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. Continue reading

Playing for keeps

Wright State alumnus Juan Muñoz finds success in New Mexico in social services and with Latino Outdoors

Juan Muñoz, who earned a history degree and M.B.A. from Wright State, combines his passion for the Latino community and the outdoors. Continue reading

Wright State historian Christopher Oldstone-Moore part of online video program for AP students

Christopher Oldstone-Moore

Christopher Oldstone-Moore, senior lecturer of history, produced a lecture on European history titled “The Boer War and the Costs of Empire.” Continue reading

Dawne Dewey looks back on her career in Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives

A lot has changed during Dawne Dewey’s three decades with Wright State University’s Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading

Museum magician

Wright State alum Scott Bradley jumps from Air Force museum to Thunder Bay

Scott Bradley, who earned two history degrees from Wright State, went from intern to executive director of a museum in Ontario. Continue reading

Paul Lockhart honored by Ohio Academy of History

Paul Lockhart

Paul Lockhart, professor of history at Wright State University, will receive the 2020 Distinguished Historian Award from the Ohio Academy of History. Continue reading

Sound check

Wright State alumna Jocelyn Robinson on the hunt for historic audio at nation’s historically black schools

Wright State alumna Jocelyn Robinson is working with historically black colleges and universities to preserve audio recordings. Continue reading