History

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."

Mar 7, 2024

Topics in History and Memory: The Pinehurst/Taylortown Project

As part of her Fall 2023 HI 563 course: Topics in History and Memory, Dr. Gwyneth Thayer brought her students to Pinehurst and the African-American community of Taylortown to analyze the ways in which public memory and heritage tourism are represented. 

Feb 28, 2024

Meet Assistant Professor of History Dr. Jordan Rogers

Welcome to new Assistant Professor of History, Dr. Jordan Rogers.

Feb 19, 2024

Exploring the Impact of the Hog Industry in North Carolina through Oral History (Part II of III)

As part of their Spring 2023 HI 533: Theory and Practice of Oral History course, Public History MA students, Miracle Johnson and DeLayne Jolly, attended a community meeting of the organization REACH (Rural Empowerment Association for Community Help) in Duplin County as to learn more about the impact of the hog industry on North Carolina.

Feb 6, 2024

Professor Craig Friend Discusses Lunsford Lane for Black History Month News Segment

Professor Craig Friend was featured in a 2024 Black History Month news segment where he discussed Lunsford Lane.

Jan 29, 2024

Professor Brinkman published in North Carolina Historical Review

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Brinkman’s article “The North Carolina Rolling Exposition: The Most Interesting Aggregation of Exhibitions Ever Crowded into a Traveling Conveyance” was published in the North Carolina Historical Review (2023, C(4): 402-431). You can […]

Jan 25, 2024

Meet our Alumni: DeAsia Noble, ’23

DeAsia Noble graduated from North Carolina State with her Master’s in Public History in 2023. She is a Park Ranger at the Historic Homes in Washington, D.C., specifically at the African American sites. She works with school groups, various governmental […]