Amanda Smith, a teacher of social studies at Beaufort County Early College High School and NC State graduate, has been named North Carolina History Teacher of the Year for 2014. The award is sponsored by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, The History Channel, and Preserve America. Amanda graduated with a Public History MA degree from NC State in 2011. Amanda published a book based on her research started while a graduate student at NC State entitled The Williamston Freedom Movement: A North Carolina Town’s Struggle for Civil Rights, 1957–1970. Congratulations Amanda!
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Public History Alumna, Anna Killian, ’18, Works with Native Peoples and the NPS
At the site of one of the bloodiest battles in the 19th-century West, Anna Killian is part of ongoing efforts to include perspectives from indigenous people to form multi-vocal narratives.
Former History Master’s student, Stephen Kyle Tadlock, completes PhD
The History Department is proud to announce that Stephen Kyle Tadlock, who earned his M.A. in ancient history at NCSU in 2012, has just completed his Ph.D. in history at Ohio State University.