Feb 7, 2023

Public History MA Student Organizes Public History Series on Civil War Campaign

Kaitlin O’Connor, a public history master’s candidate and historical interpreter at Fort Fisher State Historic Site, partnered with the New Hanover County Library and Cameron Art Museum for a new public history series designed to commemorate a more inclusive, full history.

Jan 9, 2023

Back to Back Graduation and Dissertation Publication for Public History PhD alum, Petros Apostolopoulos, ’22

We are pleased to announce that the dissertation of Public History PhD alum Petros Apostolopoulos, ’22 will be published by DeGruyter in 2023 with the title From Consumers to Producers of History: The Production of Historical Knowledge on Wikipedia. Petros graduated […]

Jan 4, 2023

History MA Student, Jim Wrenn, Presents Paper on 1978 Sanitation Workers Strike at the Southern Historical Association in Baltimore

History MA student Jim Wrenn presents paper at Southern Historical Association Conference.

Dec 20, 2022

Public History PhD Candidate JoCora Moore attends the Southern Historical Association Conference in Baltimore, Maryland

Public History PhD candidate, JoCora Moore, talks about her experience presenting her research at the Southern Historical Association Conference.

Nov 2, 2022

Public History PhD candidate, Shima Hosseininasab, is finalist in 3MT competition

Public History PhD student Shima Hosseininasab makes it into the top 10 at 3MT challenge.

Sep 20, 2022

MA Public History Alum Hannah Scruggs Headed to Harvard University Doctoral Program

MA Public History Alum Hannah Scruggs started the African and African American Studies doctoral program at Harvard University in Fall 2022.

Sep 12, 2022

Dr. Gwynn Thayer to Teach Oral History

Dr. Gwynn Thayer, Associate Head and Chief Curator of NC State’s Special Collections Research Center and Faculty Affiliate in the History Department, will teach HI 533: Theory and Practice of Oral History in Spring 2023.

Jul 18, 2022

MA Student Jim Wrenn Instrumental in Award Supporting Documentary on Black Environmental Activism in North Carolina

Jim Wrenn is a History MA student and serves as vice president of The Phoenix Historical Society: African American History of Edgecombe County, a non-profit organization founded to “to recover, record, and promote the history of African Americans in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.

Jul 13, 2022

Public History PhD Student, Mandy Paige-Lovingood, Talks Turquerie

Public History PhD student, Mandy Paige-Lovingood, received two grants which will enable her to pursue her research on Turquerie in Europe and Asia.

Jul 5, 2022

Public History Alum to Enter Doctoral Program at William and Mary

In the fall of 2022, Masters of Public History graduate Andre Taylor '20, will begin the doctoral program in American Studies at the College of William and Mary.