Chair of the Department of History and Political Science
Professor of History

Spring 2023 Courses:
Western Civilization from 1500
Modern East Asia

Undergrad: Ohio University
Master’s and Ph.D.: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

John lives in Ashland, Ohio, with his wife, Monica, their daughter Stanzi, and their two dogs. As a member of the Ohio Garrison of the 501st Legion, he dresses in the uniform of an imperial officer from Star Wars for charity events and other appearances.

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