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May 4, 2022

It has been a privilege to serve as director of the Mershon Center for the past four and a half years. The center has grown and changed immensely since I took on this role, and this feels like the…

April 15, 2022

Mershon Graduate Fellow Mariana Miguélez Gómez is a seventh-year PhD candidate in the department of political science and her research project is titled "The “Ethnic Card” and the Commodities Boom…

April 11, 2022

We are pleased to announce the Mershon Center’s new Programming and Research Leaders:  

Theodora Dragostinova (History) and Eric Schoon (Sociology) Thematic area: Peripheries and…
March 29, 2022

Dorothy Noyes, an Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor in the Department of English and professor of comparative studies, has been named director of the Mershon Center for International…

March 2, 2022

This opinion article was originally posted to The Columbus Dispatch on March 2, 2022

 

Blame for the tragedy in Ukraine must be placed primarily on Vladimir Putin, a ruthless…

February 15, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of the world’s population since restrictions began increasing at the beginning of 2020. And while many restrictions have eased, for our…

January 24, 2022

Mershon Graduate Fellow Matthew Spearly is a fifth year PhD candidate in the department of political science and his research project is titled "Twenty-First Century Protection: The Politics of…

January 20, 2022

This article was originally published on Jan. 19, 2022 for the Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog.

Over the past year, white supremacists have been arrested, charged and put on trial for…

January 10, 2022

The Mershon Center is pleased to announce the application period for 2022-23 grants is now open. Mershon funding opportunities, which include two brand new grants this year, support Ohio State…