Congrats to our very own Dr. Brooks Blevins. His work is highlighted in the next issue of Mind's Eye, the university's research publication. While his story won't be in hard copy until the 2019 edition, it is now on the Mind's Eye blog. He studies the history of the Ozarks, and he's literally writing the book on the topic. The first of the trilogy has already been … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Dr. Brooks Blevins!
With the spring schedules posted, it’s time to start planning the upcoming semester. You may have already noticed all the different flyers of upper division history courses posted around the department. You can view the complete list of history courses offered in the department by running a class schedule search through your My Missouri State portal. Keep in mind that HST 300+ … [Read more...] about Registering for the Spring Semester (Spring 2019)
In early November, I attended the annual meeting of the Western Historical Association (WHA) – an organization of academics and non-academics drawn together by their love of the history of the American West. It’s by far my favorite conference to attend. Since my own research has focused on the Southwest and Native American history – both parts of the larger history of the … [Read more...] about Dr. John Gram Joins Committee at Western Historical Association
Dr. Andrew Lewis, a long-time member of the Missouri State History Department, died on October 24th. Dr. Lewis specialized in medieval France and taught medieval, Roman, European and world history for over thirty years. At the time of his death, Dr. Lewis was Professor Emeritus. Dr. Lewis’s colleagues recognized him as a meticulous and path-breaking scholar. His … [Read more...] about Dr. Andrew Lewis: September 1943 to October 2017
Hi! I'm Pelin Helvacı, a graduate student at Galatasaray University Political Science Department and Turkish history instructor at Istanbul Technical University, in Istanbul, Turkey. I am currently conducting research towards my PhD, which focuses on the Turkish journalist and a politician, Cihad Baban (1911-1984). As a journalist and a newspaper owner in 1940s, Baban was a … [Read more...] about Pelin Helvacı: A Turkish Scholar in Springfield