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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 ...

What’s New: Graduate Certificate in Modern World History

What’s New: Graduate Certificate in Modern World History

July 28, 2017

What’s new at IU Southeast? The graduate certificate in Modern World History is a career-focused program that provides advanced training in the methods and skills of historians, helping high school teachers satisfy new state guidelines for instruction in dual-credit programs, and giving other admitted graduate students insights into world history  from a broad, comparative perspective. ...

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Remembering IU Southeast’s first student: A trailblazer from across the river

February 18, 2016

By Kristin Kennedy One September afternoon in 1941, a black woman crossed the river from Louisville and became the first student to enroll in the Indiana University Falls City Area Center, the historical foundation of IU Southeast. The woman’s name was Lyda Jeannetta Radford. IU Southeast remembers Radford in honor of Black History Month and ...

Master of Disaster: Historian Quinn Dauer examines impact of catastrophes

Master of Disaster: Historian Quinn Dauer examines impact of catastrophes

January 11, 2016

By Steven Krolak On Aug. 31, 2005, Air Force One, carrying then President George W. Bush from a month-long vacation on his Texas ranch to the White House, flew over the city of New Orleans, which was reeling from a hurricane named Katrina that had struck two days before. Photos taken aboard the plane showed ...

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