Department Highlights


Dr. Randy Roberts
had an interview on the Hammer and Nigel Show about JFK.  His interview aired on 93.1 WIBC in Indianapolis.

Dr. Kathryn Cramer Brownell
has been asked to write an article on Trump's use of celebrity as president for NBC's new opinion section.  Here is the link 

https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/trump-s-obsession-his-own-celebrity-may-doom-his-legacy-ncna812656

Dr. Mary X Mitchell has published an article titled "History, Ethics, and the Environmental Archive" in Somatosphere.  Here is the link http://somatosphere.net/2017/10/history-ethics-and-the-environmental-archive.html

Dr. Kathryn Cramer Brownell has written a piece on the current allegations of sexual harassment and violence against Harvey Weinstein for Made By History.  Here is the link https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2017/10/13/harvey-weinstein-exposed-hollywoods-real-politics-sexist-and-exploitative-not-liberal/?utm_term=.0292a08729f4

Professor Wendy Kline
has been appointed to the Editorial Board of Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences.  

Professor Kathryn Cramer Brownell and Ms Kayleigh Mann
announce the latest issue of The Purdue Historian, published by our Phi Alpha Theta Chapter. http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/puhistorian/


Professor Sharra Vostral
was interviewed by The Guardian concerning changes in menstrual hygiene technologies.  Here is the link from The Guardian, “Heavy Flow: Are Period Pants the Revolutionary solution to an age old problem?”     


Professor David Atkinson
contributed a Q&A on Charlottesville and the alt-right with Dave Bangert of the Journal and Courier.  Please see the link. http://www.jconline.com/story/opinion/columnists/dave-bangert/2017/08/14/bangert-before-charlottesville-purdue-got-white-nationalist-wake-up-call/563060001/


Professor Margaret Mih Tillman
 received a good write up for her presentation at the Modern China Workshop at the Hoover Institution and Sanford University.  Please see the link.  http://www.hoover.org/news/exploring-contemporary-chinese-history-hoover-holds-annual-summer-workshop-modern-china

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