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The faculty in the History Department at Bowling Green State University were well represented at the Ohio Academy of History’s Annual Meeting, representing the top scholars from around the state. This year’s meeting was held at Ohio Northern University in Ada, on March 27-28th.

Dr. Larry Nelson presented “Green Clay’s Reinforcement at Fort Meigs, May 5th, 1813” on the panel “Fort Meigs and the War of 1812,” and Dr. Donald Eberle presented “‘Lift the Floodgates and Unloosen the Civic Spirit’: Public Health in Ohio During World War I” on a panel titled “Historical Perspectives on Health Care.”

Dr. Andrew Schocket served as commentator for a panel titled “Constructing Digital Humanities: (Mis)Representations of the Past in Video Games.” Dr. Beth Griech-Polelle served as chair of a panel titled “The Art and Power of Persuasion in Early Twentieth Century.” Dr. Benjamin Greene served as moderator for the Book Prize Roundtable on Daniel Rivers’ Radical Relations: Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and Their Children Since World War II. Dr. Walt Grunden served as moderator for the session on “Teaching World History.”

For more on our faculty, their teaching, and their research interests, please peruse the faculty page!