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Why study History?

An essay written by Peter Stearns, Professor of History and Provost at George Mason University.  Prof. Stearns is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Social History, which he founded in 1967.  The JSH is one of the most often-cited historical journals in the United States.

 

How much is a bachelor’s degree in History worth?

A recent report by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce finds that U.S. History majors are the highest earners in the humanities.

 

History faculty member releases new book:

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Dr. Phillip Travis, an adjunct instructor of history at EOU, has published a new book entitled Reagan’s War on Terrorism in Nicaragua: The Outlaw State (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2016)This study examines the Reagan administration’s proxy war against Nicaragua and its use of the emergent threat of international terrorism as a pretext. It also analyzes the administration’s conception of international law and argues that its Nicaragua policy set a precedent for the U.S. War on Terror in the twenty-first century.

 

 

Upcoming Conferences & Events:  

OCT. 21 TALK ON CAREERS IN HISTORY!

OCT. 21 TALK ON CAREERS IN HISTORY!   Dr. Jason Knirck, Central Washington University

 

 

 

 

Oct. 26 -- Dr. Ryan Dearinger to give book talk at Boise State University

OCT. 26 — Dr. Dearinger to give book talk at Boise State University

Dr. Dearinger to lead workshop at Stanford University

Dr. Dearinger to lead workshop at Stanford University on December 15 as part of the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project

Dr. Dearinger to present ongoing research at Oregon Migrations Symposium at University of Oregon http://www.ohs.org/events/oregon-migrations.cfm

Dr. Dearinger an invited panelist at Oregon Migrations Symposium at the University of Oregon, November 16-17

Dr. Mandy Link to give research presentation at EOU Colloquium on Oct. 27

Dr. Mandy Link to give research presentation at EOU Colloquium on Oct. 27

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