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.
Graduate Students Present Work at National Council on Public History Conference
Public History graduate students, Katie Schinabeck, Sarah Soleim, Lisa Withers, and Hanna Howard attended the 2018 NCPH conference in Las Vegas this past Spring. Working within the theme of “Power Lines,” the students projects focused on addressing the power of […]
NC State Students Excavate Prehistoric Settlement in Cyprus
In May and June of 2018, a group of 15 NC State undergraduates traveled to the island of Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean to take part in an archaeological field school. Directed by NC State faculty Dr. Kathryn Grossman (Sociology and Anthropology) and Dr. Tate Paulette (History), this new study abroad program provides students with in-depth, hands-on training in archaeological field methods within the context of the Makounta-Voules Archaeological Project (MVAP).
Bermuda, Privateers, and My Little Trip to the Big Easy
Public History PhD student, Alexander Goodrich traveled to Phi Alpha Theta’s Biennial Convention in New Orleans to present his paper, "Sons of Plunder."
Student’s Art History Research Leads to Museums, Galleries Abroad
Kyle Canter's research on the German photographer Wilhelm von Gloeden has led him to museums, galleries and archives in the United States and Europe.
The 2018 Cistercian and Monastic Studies Conference – A Student’s Perspective
History MA graduate student, Jay Butler, whose primary area of study is nineteenth-century French monastic history, traveled to Michigan this Spring for the 2018 Cistercian and Monastic Studies Conference.
“New Books Network” podcast features Professor Nancy Mitchell
Professor Nancy Mitchell was recently interviewed on the podcast “New Books Network” about her award-winning book, “Jimmy Carter and Africa: Race and the Cold War.” Mitchell’s book “attempts to recast the Carter administration as an active, and in some cases […]
Alum Aaron Brown, ’11 pens piece for the Washington Post
We are pleased to announce that History MA alum Aaron Brown, ’11, has written a piece on Trump’s proposed meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the Washington Post. Brown is currently a History PhD student at Ohio […]
Andre Taylor Named Global Change Fellow
Incoming Public History Masters student Andre Taylor has been named a Global Change Fellow for 2018-2019 by the Southeast Climate Science Center, operated by the Department of the Interior and NC State University. Taylor’s research explores West African agricultural traditions employed by contemporary Gullah farmers in South Carolina and Georgia, focusing on the effects of climate change on Gullah culture.
History Faculty named Faculty Scholars
We are proud to announce that Dr. Tom Parker has been named an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor and Dr. Matthew Booker has been named a University Faculty Scholar. Congratulations to both of them for the recognition of their work as teachers and […]