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Robert Rennie is Faculty Innovator of the Year

Robert Rennie is Faculty Innovator of the Year

April 21, 2022

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind)–Dr. Robert Rennie, assistant professor of history, has been recognized as Faculty Innovator of the Year by the board of directors of the Institute for Learning and Teaching Excellence (ILTE). The award recognizes the effort put forth by faculty who have redesigned their courses or introduced new courses with innovative, ...

Faculty Innovator: Robert Rennie

Faculty Innovator: Robert Rennie

March 3, 2022

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Last week Russia invaded Ukraine, unleashing a global firestorm with unforeseeable consequences. All because of one man’s interpretation of history. Dr. Robert Rennie, assistant professor of history and resident European specialist, tossed his prepared syllabi to focus his students’ attention on the roots and realities of the war. His method ...

Faculty Innovator: Quinn Dauer

Faculty Innovator: Quinn Dauer

December 9, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Yes or no: Was Argentine populist Juan Perón a fascist? Was the 1910 Mexican Revolution a Communist revolution? Did the CIA try to assassinate Fidel Castro? These questions are samples from an innovative class assignment given by Dr. Quinn Dauer, associate professor of history and international studies. The assignment challenges ...

Dr. Kelly Ryan explores social violence and civil rights in new book on Early America

Dr. Kelly Ryan explores social violence and civil rights in new book on Early America

August 26, 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Everyday Crimes: Social Violence and Civil Rights in Early America (NYU Press) is the second book by Dr. Kelly Ryan, professor of history and dean of the School of Social Sciences at IU Southeast. Drawing on sources from New York and Massachusetts from 1750 to 1820, Ryan explores the many ...

Former Rep. Lee Hamilton to speak at IU Southeast

Former Rep. Lee Hamilton to speak at IU Southeast

October 10, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Lee Hamilton, who represented Indiana in the U.S. House of Representatives for more than 30 years, will speak at IU Southeast on October 12, 2018, at 1:15 p.m. as keynote at the Indiana Academy of Social Sciences annual meeting. The topic of Hamilton’s speech is: “Why Should We Believe In ...

Dean Kelly Ryan to appear on TVs “Who Do You Think You Are?”

Dean Kelly Ryan to appear on TVs “Who Do You Think You Are?”

June 7, 2018

By Steven Kolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The next episode of “Who Do You Think You Are?” on The Learning Channel (TLC) will have a strong IU Southeast presence. Dr. Kelly Ryan, associate professor of history and dean of the School of Social Sciences, will deliver historical insights for the episode’s focus, the actor Jean Smart. “Who ...

Van Knopf is latest Fulbright recipient from IU Southeast

Van Knopf is latest Fulbright recipient from IU Southeast

April 4, 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Van Knopf ’17 of Eastwood, Ky. is the latest IU Southeast Fulbright Award winner. Knopf, who double-majored in history and German, received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, which will enable him to work with a teacher of English in a school in Germany, providing native-speaker expertise. Knopf is IU Southeast’s ...

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