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Feb 1, 2019

Public History PhD candidate, Sylvia Bailey, awarded Humanities Without Walls Fellowship

We are proud to announce that Public History PhD student, Sylvia Bailey, was awarded the Humanities Without Walls Fellowship. Humanities Without Walls is a consortium of humanities center and institutes at 15 major research universities.

Jan 16, 2019

Derrick Kay, ’18, Named UNC McNair Scholars Assistant Director

Graduate History Alumnus, Derrick Kay, ’18, has recently been named the Assistant Director for the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program within the Carolina Higher Education Opportunity Programs (CHEOP) Office at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Jan 16, 2019

Public History PhD student, Lisa Withers, works to preserve Green Book spaces

The History Department is proud to announce that Public History PhD student, Lisa Withers, was featured on Fox News for the work she is doing to preserve Green Book safe spaces in North Carolina. 

Nov 7, 2018

PhD Student, Melody Hunter-Pillion, Teams Up With SE CASC To Conduct Oral History Interviews in Puerto Rico

This past Summer, PhD student, Melody Hunter-Pillion, traveled to Puerto Rico to conduct oral history interviews in the field with scientists from Puerto Rico.

Oct 9, 2018

History BA Alum, Dr. Larry Savage ’92, is Principal of the Year

The History Department is proud to announce that Dr. Larry Savage, who was a History BA Honors graduate in 1992, has been named the 2019 Wells Fargo Principal of the Year for Chatham County.

Aug 23, 2018

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.

Aug 13, 2018

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.

Aug 2, 2018

Monuments in Early America – Graduate Student Presents Work at SHEAR 18

Public history PhD candidate and adjunct faculty member James R. Wils presented his doctoral research at the 2018 Annual Meeting for the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) in Cleveland, OH.

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 […]