Student Research and The Company’s Sword by Dr. Christina Welsch

Christina Welsch, associate professor of History and South Asian Studies at The College of Wooster, has recently published a book titled The Company’s Sword: The East India Company and the Politics of Militarism, 1644-1858. The book focuses on India’s military and political landscape in the eighteenth century. However, instead of centering the narrative on the… Read More

“What Are They Doing Now?” Series Feature: Jacob Kowall

Next in our “What Are They Doing Now?” spotlight is Jacob Kowall, graduate of 2017. Jacob currently lives in Washington, DC, where he works as a library technician. In his current position, he is involved with a number of projects to improve public access to government information. Here’s his story:  “Last year, I graduated from… Read More

The 1619 Project and Teaching Critical Race Theory Roundtable Discussion

On February 1st, Dr. Beatrice Adams and Dr. Christina Welsch of the History Department, and Dr. Désirée Weber of the Political Science Department, hosted a roundtable discussion on the 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones on the current backlash against teaching “Critical Race Theory.” It was an evening of engaging discussion thanks to the excellent turnout… Read More

Fall 2021 Junior IS Poster Session

Thank you to all those who dropped by the Scot Center Governance Room on Thursday to support the juniors as they presented their work on Junior IS! Presenters included: Adam Ryan, Emma Swindell, Glenna Van Dyke, Megan Conklin, Milo Hoff, Minh Nguyen, Nicholas Rabaut, Patrick Colwell, Peter Barker, Sam Powers, and Tess Von Wallmenich. Great… Read More

2022 Experiential Learning Award Recipient: Dr. Jordan Biro Walters

Dr. Jordan Biro Walters is this years recipient of the Experiential Learning Award! Nominated by her colleagues in the history department, Margaret Ng and Christina Welsch, Walters is recognized for being a driving force for experiential learning on campus. She consistently uses experiential learning to enrich the study of history, leveraging site visits, displaying and… Read More