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Dr. Hackett leads the department's Master's degree program in public history, and is the primary faculty member for that program. He also has extensive experience in the field of public history, and he has a special interest in museum exhibits. Dr. Hackett was responsible for the day-to-day management and development of historic sites as executive director of the Montgomery County (Ohio) Historical Society from 1992 to 2004. He also served as executive director of the Ross County (Ohio) Historical Society from 1987 to 1992 and curator of collections for the Olmstead County (Minnesota) Historical Society from 1985-87. More recently, he has written a book and developed an exhibit celebrating the 150th anniversary of St. Elizabeth Hospital. His students in his public history courses have helped to create exhibits for museums in New Richmond (OH), Cincinnati (OH), and Newport (KY), among others.
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Dr. Tenkotte is one of NKU’s most prolific scholars. He has edited or authored eight books, contributed chapters or essays to fourteen other books, and written hundreds of articles and book reviews for a wide range of publications, from academic journals to newspapers. His publications include a specialization in American Urban History, particularly Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, as well as topics in World and Asian History. In addition, he has been a contributor to sixteen television documentaries, including the award-winning production, "Where the River Bends: A History of Northern Kentucky" (Kentucky Educational Television; winner of 2 Regional Emmy Awards), and "Sacred Spaces of Greater Cincinnati" (Cincinnati Educational Television, Greater Cincinnati Television Educational Foundation and Voyageur Media Group; winner of a Regional Emmy Award, as well as the prestigious Public Education and Awareness Award of the Ohio Historic Preservation Office, 2008). Currently, Dr. Tenkotte is working on two books: California, Florida, and Texas: Public/Private Investment and the Reinvention of the US, 1836-2000, and A Cosmopolitan Community: Newport, Kentucky’s Westside. He is also editor of the weekly “Our Rich History” column in the NKyTribune, an online publication of the non-profit Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism.