History Students Shine During Graduate Education Week
Graduate Students in History and Public History took home several prizes for excellence in teaching and research during NC State's Graduate Education Week (March 21-24).
Public History M.A. Student Wins National Award
Samantha Vandermeade, a second-year graduate student in Public History, won the James Madison Award for Excellency in Historical Scholarship for her article entitled, “Fort Lipstick and the Making of June Cleaver in American Advertising, 1941-1961.” Her article will be published […]
Public History PhD Student James Wils Wins Award
James “Jimmy” Wils, first-year doctoral student in public history, received the District VIII Award from the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America for his dissertation research on the commemorative landscape of the early American republic. At a brief […]
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 […]
Jefferson Guilford – CHASS Thesis Award
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences has selected Jeff Guilford’s “Weber and Troeltsch, Friendship, Cooperation, Conflict,” written under the direction of Professor Noah Strote, for the 2014 CHASS Thesis and Dissertation Award. Jeff’s thesis “studies the works of Weber […]
Jeff Guilford Wins Teaching Award
The University Graduate Student Association Teaching Effectiveness Committee selected History M.A. student Jeff Guilford for the 2014 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. History faculty recommenders especially praise Jeff’s ability to relate difficult concepts in accessible ways.
Loren Michael Mortimer – CHASS Thesis Award
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences selected Loren Michael Mortimer’s “Pageants of Sovereignty: ‘Merciless Indian Savages’ and American Nation-State Formation on the Northern Borderlands, 1774-1775,” written under the direction of Professor Craig Friend, for the CHASS Thesis and Dissertation […]
Kelsey Zavelo Wins Teaching Award
The University Graduate Student Association Teaching Effectiveness Committee selected History M.A. student Kelsey Zavelo for the 2014 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. This award recognizes Kelsey’s dedication, creativity, and sensitivity as a teaching assistant. As one faculty recommender for Kelsey’s nomination noted, “simply […]
Jessica Gillespie – CHASS Thesis Award
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences selected Jessica Gillespie’s “Loved to stayed on like it once was’: Southern Appalachian People’s Responses to Socio-Economic Change–the New Deal, the War on Poverty, and the Rise of Tourism,” written under the direction […]