Stories From 2018

Jul 3, 2018

Katie Schinabeck – from Academic to Activist

This interview is the first in a new series highlighting exceptional History and Public History students. Katie Schinabeck, a third-year Public History PhD student, discusses her life as a student and how she evolved from academic to activist.

Jun 25, 2018

Graduate Students Present Work at National Council on Public History Conference

Public History graduate students, Katie Schinabeck, Sarah Soleim, Lisa Withers, and Hanna Howard attended the 2018 NCPH conference in Las Vegas this past Spring. Working within the theme of “Power Lines,” the students projects focused on addressing the power of […]

Jun 22, 2018

NC State Students Excavate Prehistoric Settlement in Cyprus

In May and June of 2018, a group of 15 NC State undergraduates traveled to the island of Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean to take part in an archaeological field school. Directed by NC State faculty Dr. Kathryn Grossman (Sociology and Anthropology) and Dr. Tate Paulette (History), this new study abroad program provides students with in-depth, hands-on training in archaeological field methods within the context of the Makounta-Voules Archaeological Project (MVAP).

Jun 14, 2018

Interview with Dr. Linda Jacobs

An interview with Dr. Linda Jacobs on her talk at NC State “Creating Illusions: Arabs in America’s Fairs, 1876-1896,” which discussed the role of Syrian performers, merchants, and travelers at world’s fairs in the late nineteenth-century.

May 29, 2018

Bermuda, Privateers, and My Little Trip to the Big Easy

Public History PhD student, Alexander Goodrich traveled to Phi Alpha Theta’s Biennial Convention in New Orleans to present his paper, "Sons of Plunder."

May 29, 2018  |  Humanities and Social Sciences News

Student’s Art History Research Leads to Museums, Galleries Abroad

Kyle Canter's research on the German photographer Wilhelm von Gloeden has led him to museums, galleries and archives in the United States and Europe.

May 16, 2018

The 2018 Cistercian and Monastic Studies Conference – A Student’s Perspective

History MA graduate student, Jay Butler, whose primary area of study is nineteenth-century French monastic history, traveled to Michigan this Spring for the 2018 Cistercian and Monastic Studies Conference.

May 11, 2018

“New Books Network” podcast features Professor Nancy Mitchell

Professor Nancy Mitchell was recently interviewed on the podcast “New Books Network” about her  award-winning book, “Jimmy Carter and Africa: Race and the Cold War.” Mitchell’s book “attempts to recast the Carter administration as an active, and in some cases […]

May 3, 2018

S. Thomas Parker Named Distinguished Graduate Professor

The History Department is proud to announce that Professor S. Thomas Parker has been named a University Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professor. He was among four faculty members from across the university this year to receive this award which recognizes outstanding career achievement in teaching and mentoring graduate students. Parker received the award from Chancellor Randy Woodson in a ceremony on April 23, 2018 at the Park Alumni Center.

Mar 22, 2018  |  Washington Post

Alum Aaron Brown, ’11 pens piece for the Washington Post

We are pleased to announce that History MA alum Aaron Brown, ’11, has written a piece on Trump’s proposed meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the Washington Post. Brown is currently a History PhD student at Ohio […]