History

Mar 16, 2020

Public History MA Alumna, Rachel Jacobson’16 Puts Her Skills to Use at The Phillips Collection Library

Public History MA Alumna, Rachel Jacobson, ’16, found the perfect use of her archival skills in her role as Project Manager for a new program at The Phillips Collection Library and Archives. 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of America’s first museum […]

Feb 27, 2020  |  Humanities and Social Sciences News

Preserving History, Creating Opportunity

Fueled by their passion for Native American culture, Belinda and John Hester (History ’72) have established a scholarship to help underrepresented students at NC State.

Nov 19, 2019

Public History MA Alumna, Claire Du Laney,’18 named Outreach Archivist and Assistant Professor at UNO

Claire Du Laney, Graduate Public History Alumna '18, named Outreach Archivist and Assistant Professor for the Archives and Special Collections department at the University of Nebraska Omaha.  

Nov 13, 2019

Public History MA student, Andre Taylor launches podcast

Public History MA student, Andre Taylor, launches “Speaking Culturally” podcast.

Oct 21, 2019

ACIS West: The Importance of Community

Public History PhD student, Holly Smith recently presented a paper at the American Conference on Irish Studies (ACIS) West in Portland, Oregon.

Sep 18, 2019

History Department sponsors RISING exhibit at the NC State African American Cultural Center Art Gallery

On March 28th, 2019, students, professionals, and community members joined together at the NC State African American Cultural Center Art Gallery to experience the grand opening of RISING. This one-of-a-kind exhibit contains a collection of artistic and oral history accounts that […]

Aug 28, 2019

Dr. David Ambaras Receives NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grant

The Department of History is proud to announce that David R. Ambaras, Professor of History at North Carolina State University, and Kate McDonald, Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara, have received a $100,000 Digital Humanities […]

Aug 12, 2019

In Memoriam – Jim Mulholland

James Mulholland, retired NC State Assistant Professor of History and writer of "A History of Metals in Colonial America" passed away on July 26, 2019.

May 16, 2019

Jay Butler, HI MA student, Presents Paper at Cistercian and Monastic Studies Conference

With some help from the History Department, I traveled to the 2019 Cistercian and Monastic Studies Conference where I presented a paper on the nineteenth-century monastic revival in France as exemplified by the Trappistine women’s Abbey of Notre Dames des […]

May 14, 2019

Gabriel Lee ‘o8, Receives Yale Postdoctoral Fellowship

The History Department is proud to announce that History MA alumnus, Gabriel Lee  '08,  has received the Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Fellowship in United States Environmental History at Yale.