Professor Speaks on Ukraine

Phillip Travis, Ph.D., History, Washington State University zoomed into Rotary this last week with a presentation on the Ukraine crisis. Dr. Travis joined the EOU history department in 2014 as a visiting assistant professor and is currently an adjunct instructor. His research and teaching interests include the United States and the world, international relations, transnationals, politics, propaganda, diplomacy, military history, and the study of empire in U.S. and world history. He gave La Grande Rotarians an overview of the historical background of the conflict and highlighted the complexity of the geo-political issues.