Graduate Research

May 10, 2017  |  College of Humanities and Social Sciences News

Meet An Outstanding 2017 Public History Graduate Student

As Graduation approaches, we'd like to give special mention to Hannah Scruggs, one of our outstanding graduates, and share what's next for her after commencement.

Apr 30, 2016

Rethinking Museum Accessibility

Public History grad student Jeanette Shaffer's plan to develop an audio guide script for visually impaired visitors to the Museum of Durham History leads to the creation of a museum task force with the goal of improving accessibility for audiences with different disabilities. Jeanette presented on her research and engagement with the museum at the Georgia State's Graduate Student History Conference in March.

Apr 29, 2016

Graduate Student Research in New York

History graduate student Eric Medlin traveled to New York City to conduct research for his M.A. thesis.

Apr 28, 2016

History M.A. Student Presents at Graduate Conference

History M.A. student Eric Medlin presented his paper "Europe and the American Postwar Historian" at the Georgia State History Graduate Student Conference.

Apr 25, 2016

Presenting Research at the Southern Humanities Council Conference

History MA student Patrick Creghan presented his paper "Class and Conflict: Confederate Conscription Acts in Piedmont North Carolina" at the Southern Humanities Council in January, 2016.

Apr 12, 2016

Public History Graduate Students Attend the 2016 NCPH Annual Conference

In March, several graduate students in the Public History Program attended the 2016 Annual Meeting for the National Council on Public History in Baltimore, Maryland. The theme of the conference was “Challenging the Exclusive Past.” The conference’s sessions, panels, and workshops all revolved around discussions of what public historians can to do to expand and challenge local, state, national, and global narratives.

Apr 3, 2016

2016 Graduate Student History Conference

Graduate students from across the United States joined NC State University to present research at the 112th Annual Graduate Student History Conference on April 2, 2016.

Mar 28, 2016

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).

Mar 24, 2016

Grad Students Display Innovative Work at Research Symposium

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences was well represented Wednesday at the 2016 Graduate Student Research Symposium. A total of 43 Humanities and Social Sciences students from 14 different graduate programs presented their work at the annual symposium, which showcases research from across campus through poster presentations that are judged by faculty.

Jan 21, 2016

The Allure of the Archives

Conducting research is a rite-of-passage for many academic disciplines—this is especially true of history. My name is Jordan Karlis, and I am first-year graduate student in the History M.A. program at North Carolina State University. Over the winter break, I embarked […]