History

Apr 18, 2019

Congratulations to New Phi Alpha Theta Inductees

The History Department extends its congratulations to the following 2019 North Carolina State University inductees to Phi Alpha Theta, the National Honor society for students of History.  

Apr 4, 2019

Public History PhD Student, JoCora Moore, awarded Fellowship

JoCora Moore, a 1st year Public History PhD student, has received the Robert Frederick Smith Internship and Fellowship for the Digitization and Curation of African American History through the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Apr 3, 2019

Dr. David Ambaras – a New Book and a European Lecture Series

Professor David Ambaras traveled to Europe to give a series of invited lectures on his recently published book, "Japan’s Imperial Underworlds: Intimate Encounters at the Borders of Empire."

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.

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.