May 6, 2024

Meet our Outstanding Spring and Summer 2024 Graduates

We would like to congratulate our History MA and Public History PhD and MA 2024 graduates. We wish them the best of luck as they go out into the world.

May 2, 2024

Dr. Alexis Clark’s Anthology Tops “Art in America’s”List of Top 5 Most Essential Books on Impressionism

Congratulations to Dr. Alexis Clark whose anthology, Globalizing Impressionism: Reception, Translation, and Transnationalism (Yale UP 2020), tops the list of Art in America's "Top 5 Most Essential Books" on impressionism.

Apr 29, 2024

The Latest News on History Faculty and Student Publications

We end the year with announcements of publications by several of our faculty and students.

Apr 24, 2024

Johnathan Ocko Memorial Lecture Series Launched

On April 9, 2024, the Department of History launched The Johnathan Ocko Memorial Lecture series to honor the legacy of Dr. Jonathan Ocko, the History Department’s former Chair and faculty member.

Apr 23, 2024

History MA Alum, Jordan Brady ’23, Admitted to PhD Program

Congratulations to History MA graduate ,Jordan Brady '23, who has just accepted a position in the PhD program in Ancient History in the Classics department at the University of Cincinnati. 

Apr 22, 2024

Public History MA student, Alana Gomez, curates Special Collections Research Center’s newest exhibit.

Public History MA student, Alana Gomez, blogs about her experience curating a new exhibit at the Special Collections Research Center at D.H. Hill Jr. Library.

Apr 11, 2024

Doctoral Student Nancy Fields Curates Major Exhibit at North Carolina Museum of Art

Doctoral student, Nancy Fields, curated a major exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art on contemporary American Indian art.

Apr 11, 2024

Doctoral Graduate Matt Champagne Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship

Doctoral graduate, Matthew Champagne, has been awarded a Queer History Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Apr 8, 2024

Filmmaker Troy Thomas Interviews Public Historians for Martial Arts History Documentary

Public History MA student, Taylor Williams and Dr. Tammy Gordon were interviewed by Troy Thomas for a documentary on Black martial arts teacher, AL-Mu'assis Karriem ABdAllah.

Mar 27, 2024

Public History PhD student, Wendy Vencel, Awarded MAA/GSC Grant from Medieval Academy of America

Public History PhD student, Wendy Vencel, has been awarded a grant from the Medieval Academy of America for her summer internship project, "Ballintober Bonds."