History M.A.

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 […]

Jul 24, 2015

Graduate Student Research in South Africa

Graduate student travels to South Africa for research and cultural immersion.

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 […]

Jun 4, 2015

Kelsey Zavelo – Thesis Distinction

Kelsey Zavelo was awarded “distinction” for her thesis entitled, “In Transition: The United States and South Africa, 1976-1977.” Using archival material from the United States and South Africa, Kelsey’s thesis challenges the prevailing account of the Carter administration’s policy toward apartheid South […]

May 17, 2015

Sarah Wenner – Thesis Distinction

Sarah Wenner was awarded “distinction” for her thesis entitled, “Petra’s Hinterland from the Nabataean through Early Byzantine Periods (ca. 63 BC-AD 500),” Using ceramic data collected by the Udhruh Archaeological Project, other regional surveys, and documentary evidence, Sarah’s thesis addresses changes […]

May 11, 2015

Congratulations History and Public History Grads of 2015

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2015! Below are the newest NC State recipients of Master of Arts degrees in Public History and History. See the full May 2015 Graduation Ceremony View graduation photo album Public History Amanda Benter Mandy interned […]

Apr 28, 2015

Jesica Jayd Lewis – Thesis Distinction

Jesica Jayd Lewis was awarded “distinction” for her thesis entitled, “The Warrior’s Banquet: Syssitia in Ancient Crete.” Using epigraphic and archaeological evidence to analyze literary portrayals of pre-Roman Crete, and using the Cretan common-meal institution of syssitia as a case study, Jayd’s […]

Apr 2, 2015

2015 NC State Graduate Student History Conference

Graduate students from across the United States joined NC State University to present research at the 11th Annual Graduate Student History Conference on March 28, 2015. Sponsored by the History Graduate Student Association and the History Department at NC State, […]

Mar 26, 2015

History Students Present at 2015 Graduate Student Research Symposium

Pamela Koulianos (pictured left) and Sarah Wenner (pictured right), both graduate students studying Ancient History under the direction of Dr. S Thomas Parker, presented their research at the 10th Annual NC State University Graduate Student Research Symposium held on March […]

Mar 26, 2015

History and Public History Graduate Students Win TA Award

Graduate students Sarah Billheimer and Samantha Vandermeade won the 2015 NC State UGSA Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. Sarah (pictured left), is a second-year graduate student in the History M.A. program. Sam is a second-year graduate student in the Public History M.A. program. Faculty in […]