Faculty

Feb 25, 2016

Professor Helps N.C. County Interpret Connection to Underground Railroad

NC State University historian David Zonderman has spent the past three years helping Halifax County interpret its deep connection to the Underground Railroad. After performing humanities extension work with the local school system for more than a decade, Zonderman engaged with the Halifax County Convention and Visitors Bureau to develop a plan for conveying the county’s rich history to the public.

Feb 12, 2016

Professor’s Talk on US Foreign Relations to Air on C-SPAN

NC State Professor Nancy Mitchell participated in a roundable discussion on the 1916 re-election of President Woodrow Wilson and American foreign relations of the past century at the American Historical Association’s 2016 meeting in Atlanta. The panel, titled “Turning Point 1916? US […]

Feb 11, 2016

History Professor Named National Humanities Center Fellow

NC State history professor Matthew Booker will continue to examine the evolution of food production in American cities during a year-long fellowship at the National Humanities Center.

Dec 21, 2015

Year in Review: Top Humanities and Social Sciences Stories of 2015

As another year comes to an end, take a look back at some of our favorite stories from 2015. This snapshot of the innovative and purposeful work that stems from our students, faculty, alumni and friends, underscores a fact that's clearer now than ever: the humanities and social sciences are not just relevant to solving the problems of the 21st Century, they are essential.

Oct 22, 2015

Humanities research shares national stage at Congressional reception

NC State’s purposeful work in the humanities was highlighted on the national stage Tuesday during a Congressional reception in Washington. Congressman David Price invited members of NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences to discuss their latest research at the event, held in honor of the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Sep 28, 2015

Science, Technology and Society Seminar: Prof. Mi Gyung Kim

Time: Wednesday, October 7 12:00-1:15 PM Location: 1911 Building, Room 129 History professor Mi Gyung Kim will give a talk on “Balloon Enlightenment & Machine Polity.” Drawing on Michel Foucault’s vision of the “body politic,” this talk explores the possibility […]

Aug 25, 2015

2014-2015 Outstanding Faculty Achievements

NC State’s Humanities and Social Sciences faculty have a well-earned reputation for outstanding scholarship, research, teaching, advising and engagement. A number of faculty earned prestigious awards and other recognition in 2014-2015 from scholarly organizations, from NC State University, and from the college.

Aug 6, 2015

Sixteen(!) Tenure-Track Faculty Join Humanities and Social Sciences in Fall 2015

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes 16 new tenure-track faculty to its ranks this fall. Their research interests range from public budgeting and finance to adolescent mental health, creative writing, and strategic management. Meet these stellar scholars, researchers and teachers.

Aug 6, 2015

History Department Welcomes New Post Doctoral Teaching Scholars

This fall, the History Department welcomes three new Post Doctoral Teaching Scholars: Catherine Conner (African-American/Civil Rights History) Dr. Conner is a UNC Chapel Hill Ph.D. who works on post-1963 Birmingham, Alabama, specifically how black political power and white economic power informed […]

Jul 20, 2015

Digital Humanities Team Not ‘Donne’ Yet

NC State's groundbreaking work in digital humanities earned a visit from the chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who surprised the university with a record-breaking gift. Congressman David Price was among the enthusiastic group in attendance.