During the summer, Ph.D. Candidate Asher Lubotzky was awarded a research scholarship by the Jabotinsky Institute. He also served as the guest editor for a special issue of The Arena magazine about Africa and co-authored one of the articles there (dealing with the current political situation in Eritrea). In June, he presented a paper (virtually) at the annual conference of the Association for Israel Studies.
Dawn Bakken is Editor of the newly published Fighting Hoosiers: Indiana in Two World Wars (IU Press, 2021), which tells the compelling, heartbreaking, and breathtaking stories of some of the hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers who served their country during the First and Second World Wars.
Jeff Gould taught an inaugural seminar class in the Doctorado de Ciencias Sociales sobre America Central. He was also interviewed in Jacobin magazine, July 19, discussing "What the Sandinistas Won in Nicaragua".
Carl Ipsen was interviewed on the Heritage Radio Network's podcast: "From Cloth Oil to Extra Virgin: A History of Olive Oil," July 15, 2021.
Padraic Kenney published an essay, “Missing Pictures: Towards an Alternative Visual History of 1989” in Public History Weekly Vol 9, nr. 5. The English and German versions can be found here.
Douglas A. Dixon (B.S., Education, IU; Ph.D., Univ. Georgia), author of Beyond Truman: Robert H. Ferrell and Crafting the Past (Rowman & Littlefield, 2020), will have a peer-reviewed article out in 2021 titled, "Improving History Instruction in Twenty-First Century Language-Enriched Classrooms". Dixon has also written an editorial titled "On "Terminal Does Not Mean Dead" and "The Business of Applied History"" in the September 2021 issue of the AHA's Perspectives on History. Dixon's IU undergraduate education included 36 hours in History.
Donald J. Raleigh, Ph.D., Russian History, 1978, is recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Contributions to Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Award. This award "honors eminent members of the profession who have made major contributions to the field through scholarship of the highest quality, mentoring, leadership, and/or service."