Category: Spring 2025

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HIST 1001: United States History I Spring

Online Asynchronous This course explores the settlement and expansion of the American colonies as a pluralistic society in which attempts at inclusion were challenged by distinct structures of…

Spring 2025

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HIST 1002: United States History II

Mondays & Wednesdays + Discussion Sections Dr. Christopher Phillips This course is the second part of a two-semester sequence that surveys U.S. history from the end of Reconstruction…

HIST 1003: World History I

Asynchronous Online Dr. Yeliz Cavus This course investigates the origins, development, and interactions of world cultures from ancient times to roughly 1500 AD. Key topics considered in the…

HIST1008: Middle Eastern History II

Dr. Elizabeth Frierson In this course, we study the Middle East (Southwest Asia) and North Africa from the early modern era through the 21st century. We study the political,…

HIST 1099-002: Building Homes for Black Past: Black Public History

Erena Nakashima This course explores the ubiquitous nature of Black history in American thoughts and culture across different periods. We will examine the role of individuals and organizations…

HIST 1150: War, Peace, and Society

Dr. Sigrun Haude Historians study and teach about the causes, nature, and consequences of warfare in all corners of the world from antiquity to the present. The historical study…

HIST 2032: History of United States Foreign Relations II

UC Online University 8-week course, Asynchronous Dr. Stephen Porter This course surveys the various roles the United States has played in the world and vice versa during the…

HIST 2049: Music in America 1750-present

Dr. Wayne Durrill This course will explore music as an important part of the American historical experience. We will read about and listen to a wide range of…

HIST 2054: History of Baseball

Dr, Christopher Phillips As both a game and sport, baseball provides a window into the complex history of American society and culture. This course examines the game’s origins…

HIST 2067: Drugs in the Americas and in Global Perspective

Dr. Isaac Campos This course will explore the history of intoxicants in the Americas from a comparative global perspective. Primarily the course will explore the political, economic, and…

Hist 2093: Caste and Race: Discrimination and Inequality in India and the U.S.

Dr. Shailaja Paik This course examines two systems of discrimination and inequality: Caste and Race. Caste, like Race, is a structure of dehumanization, incarceration, and hierarchy, creating divisions among…

HIST 2112: History of Iran

Dr. Robert Haug Despite centuries of upheaval, conquest, and radical political and social changes, Iran has persisted as a geopolitical entity since the empire of the Achaemenids (r. 550-330 BC) up…

HIST 3000: Introduction to Historical Thought & Methods

Tuesdays & Thursdays Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays This small seminar is required of all History majors and minors as an essential introduction to the ideas and practices of…

HIST 3018: Global Technology and Engineering Disasters

Dr. Jason Krupar This class provides students an opportunity to study the history of global technological and engineering failures. It considers the intertwining social,  economic,  and political issues…

HIST 3021: History of Cincinnati

Dr. Anne Steinert This course emphasizes major themes in urban history through the case of Cincinnati. The course will examine the founding and early success of the city…

HIST 3029: The Immigrant Experience in America

Dr. Mark Raider This course is an introduction to American immigration history, focusing on immigration to the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries. Special attention will be…

HIST 3042: Rulers, Rebels,  & Rights: Early Modern Britain  1485-1689

Dr. Susan Longfield Karr This course explores a turbulent and transformative period in English and British history from about 1485 to 1689. This period includes the Renaissance, Reformation,…

HIST 3048: Race and Science in the United States

Dr. Tracy Teslow This course examines the way scientific concepts and practices have defined racial difference in the United States. Spanning the 19th and 20th centuries, the course…

HIST 3086: Modern China

Dr. Man Bun Kwan This course examines China’s modern experience. Considered “modern” by the 12th century, the country was condemned to “modernize” again in the 19th century. How…

HIST 3110: Israel Today: Start-Up Nation

Dr. Mark Raider This course investigates the history and culture of Israeli society since the establishment of the state in 1948 until the present. We will pay close…

HIST 3154: The Reformation: Religious and Societal Upheaval at the Dawn of Modern Europe

Dr. Sigrun Haude The course explores the roots of the reformations, their theological and religious profiles , and their social, political, economic, and cultural underpinnings. It evaluates these movements in the context…

HIST 4045: History of the American South Since 1865

Dr. Wayne Durrill This class will examine the South and its people,  black and white, as well as its institutions,  political ideology,  and ultimately, its meaning in the early…

HIST 4067: Russia since 1900

Dr. Willard Sunderland This course examines Russian history in the 20th century and up to the present day. Topics to be studied include the nature of the Russian…

HIST 5000: History Research Seminar (Spring 2025)

Wednesdays, 3:00 – 5:50 PM Capstone research course for history majors that culminates in a significant historical research project. Projects can include an essay of at least 20…

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