Graduate Alumni

Oct 23, 2015

NC State history graduate wins national book prize

Walter D. Ward has received the 2015 First Book Award by Phi Alpha Theta, an American honor society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors of history with over 350,000 members, including a chapter at NC State. The prize recognized Ward’s […]

Sep 1, 2015

Public History Alumna Heads Dallas Heritage Village

Melissa Prycer, who received her master’s in public history in 2003, now heads the Dallas Heritage Village, a one-of-a-kind living history museum in Dallas, Texas. The highly-interactive historic site tells the story of life in north Texas between 1840 and […]

Aug 10, 2015

Graduate History Alumna Reconnects with NC State and Aids USDA Outreach Initiatives

Stacy Roberts graduated from NC State with the History M.A. degree in May 2014. She worked with Professor Matthew Booker on her thesis entitled How We Have Forgotten: Chemical Strawberries and Their Archived Alternatives in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. After […]

Jun 26, 2015

History M.A. Alumna Wins Research Award

History M.A. Alumna Stacy Roberts (’14) was awarded the 2015 Emil G. Scholz Prize for her paper “The Private Commons: Oyster Planting in Nineteenth-Century Connecticut” at University of California-Davis, where she is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Department of […]

Oct 30, 2014

History MA Alumnus Pens Civil War Article for the New York Times

Matthew Hulbert penned an article in the New York Times Opinionator blog that highlights the life and death of Confederate guerrilla leader William T. Anderson, a.k.a. “Bloody Bill.” In the history of Civil War guerrilla warfare in the border state […]

Oct 27, 2014

Bradley Dixon, History MA Alumnus, Shines in UT-Austin Doctoral Program

History MA alumnus Bradley Dixon is making an impact as part of  the University of Texas – Austin History PhD program. His work explores the colonial history of indigenous peoples of the Americas under British rule. Brad’s new insights into the […]

Oct 13, 2014

Hilary Goodnow, Public History Alumna, publishes article in Plimoth Life

Hilary Goodnow, an onsite interpreter at the Plimoth Plantation, graduated with a Public History MA from NC State in 2013. On the Mayflower II, she plays Alice Rigsdale, and in the 17th century English village, she plays Mary Warren. Hilary […]

Oct 6, 2014

Josh Hager, Public History Alumnus, Wins Jeopardy!

Josh Hager, an archivist at the State Archives of North Carolina, recently won “Jeopardy!”,  taking home a $27,000 prize. Josh graduated with a Public History MA from NC State in 2011 and his Master of Science in Information Science at UNC-Chapel Hill in 2013. […]

Sep 26, 2014

Amanda Smith, Public History Alumna, Wins Teaching Award!

Amanda Smith, a teacher of social studies at Beaufort County Early College High School and NC State graduate, has been named North Carolina History Teacher of the Year for 2014. The award is sponsored by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American […]