David Zonderman Named to Lead Department of History at NC State
Professor of History David A. Zonderman has been named head of the Department of History at NC State, effective immediately. Zonderman has been acting head since the untimely death of former head Jonathan Ocko in January 2015; he served as associate head from 2004 - 2015. Among his leadership roles within the college and across NC State, Zonderman was chair of the university’s faculty from 2013 – 2015 and served on the university’s budget restructuring task force from 2012 - 2015.
History Weekend 2016: Rethinking the Roots of Modern China
Join us for NC State's annual History Weekend on Saturday, March 19, 2016. This year's theme honors the late Jonathan Ocko and features two leading scholars of Chinese history.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.