History Department Newsletter
- 12 hours of history completed (3 Transfer or online credits OR 3 CLEP OR 3 AP credits count if the AP test score is a 4 or 5.)
- 3.1 average or higher in history
- 3.0 average or higher in all non-history courses
- $60.00 induction fee, payable to "Baldwin Wallace University." It is due upon submission of application. ($40.00 for the international headquarters, and $20.00 for the local chapter).
SENIOR LEARNING STATEMENT
The Learning Statement is required of all senior day history majors and minors. It must be completed and delivered to Jean Haag, Marting 307 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not complete this Statement, you will not graduate...so we recommend you do it as soon as you have time. You will find the form under Documents on Blackboard.
Although this is not required of our Evening/Weekend majors and minors, we ask that you submit one to us.
FRESHMAN FORGIVENESS POLICY
Todd Hodkey is now the Assistant Principle and Athletic Director at Columbia High School.
Ned and Nikki Lauver (BW '04, '09) welcomed Julian William Lauver who was born at 5:12 p.m. on March 27th, 2012. He was 7 pounds, 12 ounces and 19 inches long at birth.
Ryan Angney married Molly Gabriel ’11 on July 27, 2012.
Hilary Gianantonio is a High School Representative at EDMC (Education Management Corporation) in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Kevin Radigan is a Global Issues and Sociology Teacher at Midview High School as well as an Assistant Varsity Football Coach for North Royalton High School. In addition, he does part-time records, restoration, and burial work at Bet Olam Cemetery. Kevin is also in the School Leadership Graduate Program at BW.
Samuel Stone is a Legal Intern for The Hon. Reggie B. Walton at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Broc Dial is teaching 9th and 10th grade history at Perry High School in Massillon, Ohio.
Courtney Arena is employed by the law firm of Benesch Friedlander Coplan and Aronoff.
Lacey Adkins Filkins is an Admission Counselor for the University of South Carolina Aiken.
Nicholas Mays is in his first year of the Master’s Program in History at Kent State University with an Assistantship.
Eric Hinkle is in his first year at Cleveland State University in the Adult Learning and Development Graduate Program. He has an Assistantship in Cleveland State's College of Business.
Kristen Cicak is teaching Social Studies at Trinity High School in Garfield Heights, Ohio.
Lizabeth Disiena has been accepted to Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University.
Rachel Dukles served an internship with the Brunswick branch of the Medina Public Library during Spring Semester 2012.
Alyssa Purvis was honored at the White Rose Ceremony which took place on May 6.
Maureen Wallace is a Field Organizer for the Obama campaign in Cleveland during the current election.
Dr. Rachel Boaz attended the German Studies Association Conference in Milwaukee in early October and presented a paper entitled '"Who's the Father?": The Trials and Tribulations of Settling Paternity Disputes in Weimar and National Socialist Germany.' The paper was part of a panel entitled "Gender and the Family in Weimar and Nazi Germany." She also served as moderator, at the same conference, on a panel entitled "Borders and Cosmopolitanism: Identity Issues in Baltic, Austrian, and German-Jewish Literature."
Dr. Montgomery published a review of Svetlana Vladimirovna Vasil’eva, Gosudarstvennaia konfessional’naia politika po otnosheniiu k staroobriadchestvu v Baikal’skom regione XVII-XXI vv.: istoriografiia i istochniki [State Confessional Policy towards the Old Believers of the Baikal Region from the Seventeenth to the Twenty-first Century: Historiography and Sources] in Sibirica, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Spring 2012) and presented a paper on “Issues in Buryat Cultural Survival in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries,”for the Spring Colloquia Series “Ethnicity and Development in Siberia,” at the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, on February 27, 2012. He participated in the scoring of the Advanced Placement World History Examination essays for the College Board in Salt Lake City, Utah in June 2012.
Dr. Steve Siry's latest book, Liberty's Fallen Generals: Leadership and Sacrifice in the American War of Independence, was recently published by Potomac Books. The study has been praised as "riveting," "a fast-paced, action-packed narrative," "innovative military history," and "a fine book that will fascinate and enlighten all who are interested in the War of Independence." Dr. Siry also wrote a review of Benjamin Carp's Defiance of the Patriots: The Boston Tea Party & the Making of America, which was published in The Historian (spring 2012).
SUMMER JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS
The Department encourages all students who intend to enter graduate school to do at least one research project before taking historiography. Opportunities for research include independent study, faculty/student collaborative or research as part of classes. Students should also be aware that they can do senior-level research for credit as department thesis or projects: HIS 491/492. Please discuss this with your advisor.
Mrs. Jean Haag
Office Manager: Marting 307
Or contact any member of the History Department:
Dr. Connie Evans
Dr. Robert Montgomery
Dr. Indira Gesink, Chair
Dr. Steven Siry
Dr. Rachel Boaz
Prof. Tim Mieyal
Dr. John Patton
Dr. Jennifer Tobin
Dr. Louis Barone
Dr. Edgar Moore