Office: Taylor Hall 103A
Telephone: (541) 552-6124
B.A., History, University of California, Los Angeles (2000)
M.A., History, The Ohio State University (2003)
Ph.D., History, The Ohio State University (2007)
Dustin Walcher works at the intersection of international, political, economic, and social history. He is writing a book manuscript that analyzes U.S. and International Monetary Fund efforts to liberalize the Argentine economic system, and the socio-political disruptions those efforts produced, between 1955 and 1969. Dr. Walcher offers courses on international history, strategy, and modern U.S. history.
Dr. Walcher’s office hours during winter quarter are: Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30, and Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30. He is also available by appointment.
Gary M. Miller
Chair, History & Political Science
Office: Taylor 133
Professor Pavlich teaches introductory political science courses and a variety of courses in law, political theory, and public policy. After leading the coup, Professor Pavlich has been deposed as chair of the department and returned to civilian life.
Choose from the following, the phrase that describes your reaction to the above piece of "intelligence."
A. When will the people call for his return?
B. When will a special prosecutor be appointed?
C. When will he be on Oprah?
D. Who will ghost write his memoirs?
Spring 2014 Courses
No office hours during the week of Spring Break (March 24-28).
Spring Term Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 12-1, Wednesday 12:30-1:30, and Friday 11-1
Dr. William Hughes
Office: TA 22
Phone: (541) 552-6188
FAX: (541) 552-6439
BA (1987), California State University, Chico ;
MA (1991), California State University, Chico;
PhD (1995),University of California, Davis.
Professor Hughes teaches introductory political science courses, upper-division courses in American and comparative politics, and both the Research Methods course and Senior Seminar. He is also the director of the Southern Oregon Center for Social Research.
Political Science 110: America and Globalization
Political Science 201: Politics & Power
Political Science/International Studies 250: Int'l Scene
Political Science 260: Politics and Film
Political Science 313: American Politics
Political Science 320: Globalization and Inequality
Political Science 350: World Politics
Political Science 310: Mass Media and Politics
Political Science 398: Research Methods
Political Science 411: Public Opinion and Survey Research
Political Science 469: Politics in Fiction
Political Science 498: Senior Seminar
ROBERT T. HARRISON
Department of History
Southern Oregon University
BA (History) Biola University
M Div (Church History) Fuller Seminary
MA (History) California State University, Los Angeles
Ph D (History) University of Southern California
POST-DOCTORAL STUDY AND RESEARCH
Fulbright Fellowship, Egypt, 1987
National Endowment for the Humanities Awards
University of Texas, Austin: Seminar on British Empire in the Middle East. Director: Prof. William Roger Louis, 1988
Princeton University: School of Near Eastern Studies: Seminar in the
History of the Ottoman Empire: Director: Professor Norman
Itzkowitz, 1989 and 1992
Joseph Malone Fellow: Sponsor: National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations:
Research and Travel to Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, 1990
University of Winchester (formerly King Alfred’s College) UK, Exchange Professor, History Department, 1995
Southern Oregon University: Carpenter Grant for Research at British Library, India office, London University: Near Eastern Studies Library, Institute for Historical Research, Public Records Office/Foreign Office, 1997
Biola University: Dept. of History, 1979-1990
University of Southern California: Department of History: (temporary appointment) Hubbard Chair of British Studies, 1989-1990
Southern Oregon University: Department of History, 1990-Present
COURSES TAUGHT 2005-2007
English History Survey
French Revolution and Napoleon
Europe in the 19th Century
Europe in the 20th Century
Europe in the Era of First World War
Islamic Middle East
Gladstone’s Imperialism in Egypt, Techniques of Domination (Greenwood Press, Westport, CT), 1995
Historical Dictionary of the British Empire (Greenwood Press, Westport, CT), 1996 (20 Articles)
“Bizonia: Stepchild of the Cold War” in Germany and the Cold War (Perspectives: A Journal of Historical Inquiry, (Cal. St. University, Los Angeles), 1980
“British Invasion of Egypt in 1882” International Third World Studies Journal and Review, (University of Nebraska, Omaha, Vol. 1, No. 2), 1989
“Egyptian Army under British Dominance (1914-1952) as Catalyst for Independence” International Third World Studies Journal and Review, (University of Nebraska, Omaha, Vol. 2, No. 1), 1990
Book in progress, “Britain in the Middle East 1619-1971: A Lesson Never Learned”, for Praeger Press, due for publication in 2007
Recent Book Review: A Turn to Empire: The Rise of Liberal Imperialism in Britain and France by Jennifer Pitts (Princeton University Press, 2005) for journal Fides et Historia, 2005
Academic Honor Societies and Awards
Phi Alpha Theta (Cal. State Univ., Los Angeles), 1979
Phi Kappa Phi (Southern Oregon University), 1995
Phi Kappa Phi Scholar-Teacher of the Year (Southern Oregon University) 1996
Voted SOU Best Faculty of Year 2005 by students
American Historical Association
North American Conference on British Studies
Western Conference on British Studies