Dr. Adam Bentz, adjunct instructor in history and assistant director of library and archives at the York County History Center (YCHC), is documenting the story of Monroe Shearer ’50, who served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Bentz is working with Shearer’s daughter, Joyce Archer, to create an oral history through an AllVets program co-hosted by the YCHC. Also, Ian Rex ’21, history, has been spotlighting Shearer’s story on the Vernon and Doris Bishop Library Tumblr series.
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Dr. Ivette Guzmán-Zavala, associate professor of Spanish, and Dr. John Hinshaw, professor of history, will present their research, Dutchirican: A Latinx History of Central Pennsylvania, on March 28 from 1:30–2 p.m. The session, which will include discussion and a question and answer session, will be followed by a reception from 2–3 p.m., and held at 725 Street road, Cochranville.
Dr. Ivette Guzman-Zavala, associate professor of Spanish, and Dr. John Hinshaw, professor of history, presented their research about Latinos in Central Pennsylvania in Havana, Cuba, in mid-October. The professors shared “Dutchirican: A History of Latinos in Central PA” as part of the “Latinos en los Estados Unidos” conference.
R. Troy Boyer, adjunct instructor in history and American studies, published a chapter, “Farm, Town, and Country in American Folklore and Folklife,” in The Oxford Handbook of American Folklore and Folklife. Boyer also contributed a chapter, “Agriculture and Industries,” to a recently-published definitive work on Pennsylvania Dutch culture, Pennsylvania Germans, published by Johns Hopkins University Press.
Dr. James Broussard, professor of history and director of the Center for Political History, wrote an op-ed, History has a clear message for Trump: Don’t fire Robert Mueller that was published on PennLive.
International publisher Rowan and Littlefield recently released Obama and the Emergence of a Multipolar World: Redefining U.S. Policy, written by Dr. Chris Dolan, chair and professor of history, politics, & global studies. In the 258-page book, Dolan “argues that critical international and domestic crises, such as the U.S. war in Iraq and the Great Recession, forced President Barack Obama to readjust U.S. foreign policy after over 70 years of American hegemony and defending the global status quo,” according to the publisher.
Steve, Horst, Esq., ’01 and Peter Ruth, Esq., ’08 were recently named to the Central Penn Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 class of 2018. Horst, a biology major who graduated from Villanova Law School, is managing counsel and director of vendor risk management and contracts administration at Fulton Financial Corporation. Ruth, a history and politics double major who also minored in law, graduated from the Widener University School of Law and is an attorney with Stock and Leader in York.
Dr. Chris Dolan, chair of history, politics, & global studies, published “Holding Facebook accountable” on The Hill. Dolan’s opinion piece explored the company’s response to recent news that one of their partners, a data firm, had taken advantage of the data and privacy of more than 50 million users. His book, Obama and the Emergence of a Multipolar World: Redefining U.S. Foreign Policy, will be published by Rowan & Littlefield in 2018.
Dr. James Broussard, professor of history, was interviewed by Charles McElwee ’11 for an article he wrote for American Conservative. Dr. Broussard, in his role as director of the College’s Center for Political History, was quoted in “Heinz, Santorum, and the GOP’s Working Class Legacy in Pennsylvania.”