History M.A.

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.

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.

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).

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 […]

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 […]

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 20, 2015

Melanie Burkett – Thesis Distinction

Melanie Burkett was awarded “distinction” for her thesis entitled, “Australian Legend, Australian Lives: The Interplay Between Representations of Early Nineteenth-Century New South Wales and the Experiences of Free Immigrants.” Her thesis examines the lives of British migrants to Australia in the […]

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 […]

Jul 30, 2015

Ashley Jones – Thesis Distinction

Ashley Jones was awarded “distinction” for her thesis entitled, “Motivation, Mechanics and Magnitude: A Study of Glass Recycling in the Roman Empire.” Ashley’s advisor, Dr. S. Thomas Parker, described her thesis as a “ground-breaking study,” which concludes that the ubiquity of glass […]