The Ohio State University at Marion


Dr. James Genova

Professor of History
Morrill Hall Room 112

Research interests include: Cultural history, African cinema, post-colonialism, imperialism and decolonization, identity formation, globalization, and processes of social change.

Dr. Margaret Sumner

Associate Professor of History
Morrill Hall, Room 110

Research interests include: early American and women’s history with interests in 19th century cultural and intellectual topics.

Dr. Meiyu Hsieh

Assistant Professor of History
Morrill Hall, Room 113

Research areas include China, steppe empires, and comparative ancient history with an emphasis on empire building. More broadly, theories of state formation, pre-modern communication networks, and historical archaeology.

Shellie Shirk

Director, Academic Services / History Advisor
100 Maynard Hall
(740) 725-6334