History M.A. Alumni

May 12, 2016

History Grads Admitted to Premier Ph.D. Programs

Many Ph.D. programs are discovering what the NC State History Department already knows: NC State history graduates rank among the best prepared for studies at the doctoral level. Our graduates have continued on to excellent Ph.D. programs across the country, from Stanford to Columbia.

Feb 9, 2016

History M.A. Alumna Co-Authors Article for the Arcadia

History graduate alumna Stacy Roberts recently co-authored an article in Arcadia, an online, peer-reviewed journal jointly supported by the Rachel Carson Center and the European Society for Environmental History. The article, “‘Citizens of a Watershed’: The Colorado River Compact and the Exigencies of Drought,” traces […]

Jan 25, 2016

Upcoming Lecture: Making the Cyclonic Family: Gender and Disaster in Late-Colonial Mauritius

Please join Robert Rouphail, a doctoral student in history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and alumni of NC State (MA, ’13), for his talk on the history of cyclones, imperialism, and gender in Mauritius on Tuesday, March 29 in […]

Nov 30, 2015

NCSU Graduate Students and Faculty Shine at recent ASOR Conference

Several graduate students and faculty from the NCSU history department presented papers on their research at the annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) in Atlanta in November. ASOR, founded in 1900, is the oldest and largest academic organization devoted to the study of the ancient Near East and adjacent lands. More than 900 faculty and students [...]

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 […]

Oct 8, 2015

Graduate History Alum Reviews Book on Atlantic World

Graduate History Alum Chris Blakley (’13) wrote a review of Sherry Johnson’s 2011 book Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution for H-War, part of H-Net Humanities’ larger network. Read the review on […]

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 […]

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 […]