history and political science

In the news

Posted by on October 4, 2022

St. Louis Public Radio featured Dr. Guang Xu’s research into electric vehicle fires. Xu, associate professor of mining and explosives engineering, is working with vehicle manufacturers, industrial EV users and fire safety experts to help protect people in the event of an EV-charging fire.

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McManus receives Army Historical Foundation award

Posted by on July 5, 2022

Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of history and political science at Missouri S&T, has received the Army Historical Foundation’s Distinguished Writing Award in the category of Operational/Battle History for his book Island Infernos: The US Army’s Pacific War Odyssey, 1944.

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Kummer College and CASE changes take effect July 1

Posted by on June 29, 2022

Effective Friday, July 1, Missouri S&T’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) will change to the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education (CASE), and the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development will be established. Two academic departments formerly in CASB – business and information technology and economics – will move to the Kummer College.

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Upper-level Humanities courses related to STEM

Posted by on May 2, 2022

Looking for an upper-level social science course related to science and technology? In the fall semester, the Department of History and Political Science will be offering two such courses in the fall.

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Huber earns article of the year

Posted by on December 7, 2021

Dr. Patrick Huber, professor of history and political science, earned this year’s Missouri Historical Review Award for his article titled “Remembering the Ste. Genevieve Race Riot of 1930.”

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In the news: History News Network, KOLR-10 TV, St. Louis-Post Dispatch

Posted by on December 7, 2021

Dr. John C. McManus’ book, Island Infernos: The U.S. Army’s Pacific War Odyssey, 1944, was featured in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s article, “20 of our favorite new books from 2021, a year with plenty of options,” published Dec. 5.

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23 faculty receive tenure, promotions

Posted by on November 2, 2021

Twenty-three Missouri S&T faculty members received promotions and/or tenure, effective Sept. 1. The faculty members are:

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Historian publishes on steamship travelers’ journeys

Posted by on August 3, 2021

The California History journal published Dr. Diana Ahmad’s paper, titled “The South Seas from the Deck of a Steamship: Travelers’ Observations of Their Journeys to the Islands of the Pacific, 1880s-1910s,” in the journal’s Fall 2021 issue.

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Ahmad to discuss Missouri animals, Overland Trails

Posted by on July 7, 2021

Join the Rolla Public Library for Dr. Diana Ahmad’s talk titled “Missouri Animals and the Overland Trails” 5-6 p.m. Monday, July 19, via the library’s Facebook page. Watch live and chat your questions.

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Sheppard named first Christensen Fellow at S&T

Posted by on July 6, 2021

Dr. Kathleen Sheppard has been named Missouri S&T’s first Christensen Fellow of history and political science. The fellowship provides funding for faculty to travel to find and study original source materials to support their research.

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