Kelsey Zavelo

May 12, 2016

History Grads Admitted to Premier Ph.D. Programs

Many Ph.D. programs are discovering what the NC State History Department already knows: NC State history graduates rank among the best prepared for studies at the doctoral level. Our graduates have continued on to excellent Ph.D. programs across the country, from Stanford to Columbia.

May 1, 2016

Undergrad Combines Majors, Presents Research across U.S.

Tori Williams has been busy this spring. Already consumed by her duties as a University Scholar, tutor and double-major in history and biological sciences, Williams added multiple presentations at conferences across the nation to her hectic schedule in April.

Apr 30, 2016

Rethinking Museum Accessibility

Public History grad student Jeanette Shaffer's plan to develop an audio guide script for visually impaired visitors to the Museum of Durham History leads to the creation of a museum task force with the goal of improving accessibility for audiences with different disabilities. Jeanette presented on her research and engagement with the museum at the Georgia State's Graduate Student History Conference in March.

Apr 29, 2016

Conserving Conservation’s Story

Public History M.A. student Rachel Jacobson participated in a roundtable discussion on environmental history archives at the annual American Society for Environmental History Conference held this past March.

Apr 29, 2016

Graduate Student Research in New York

History graduate student Eric Medlin traveled to New York City to conduct research for his M.A. thesis.

Apr 28, 2016

History M.A. Student Presents at Graduate Conference

History M.A. student Eric Medlin presented his paper "Europe and the American Postwar Historian" at the Georgia State History Graduate Student Conference.

Apr 25, 2016

Presenting Research at the Southern Humanities Council Conference

History MA student Patrick Creghan presented his paper "Class and Conflict: Confederate Conscription Acts in Piedmont North Carolina" at the Southern Humanities Council in January, 2016.

Apr 22, 2016

History Celebrates Spring Fest 2016

History Department faculty and students came out to celebrate the College of Humanities and Social Sciences annual spring festival, a day on which the college highlights its departments on campus.

Apr 21, 2016

Jimmy Carter in Africa: Race and The Cold War

Historian Nancy Mitchell studies the intersection between American domestic politics and foreign affairs. Her new book Jimmy Carter in Africa: Race and the Cold War (Stanford University Press with The Wilson Center, Cold War International Series, 2016) offers a reevaluation of one president’s contested legacy through an examination of the Carter administration’s policies toward two Cold War hot spots in Africa: Rhodesia and the Horn of Africa.

Apr 21, 2016

Graduate Students Win Museum Awards

Graduate students Abby Jones and Megan Cullen were honored last week for their volunteer work at the City of Raleigh Museum.