Department of History Faculty Appear on NPR Affiliates

Assistant Professors Bart Elmore and Sharony Green have each appeared on Wisconsin and Ohio NPR affiliate stations recently.

On January 27, 2016, Dr. Green appeared on WVXU-FM, Cincinnati, OH to discuss the role that geography played in building antebellum Cincinnati’s population of mixed race peoples, which was the largest population of its kind outside the South during the period.

On February 7, 2016, Dr. Elmore appeared on To The Best of Our Knowledge, a production of Wisconsin Public Radio that is syndicated nationally by Public Radio International, to discuss the rise of Coca-Cola as the world’s leading soft drink. He stayed after to discuss whether Coca-Cola has ever really contained cocaine.