Public History M.A.

May 14, 2021

Meet Our Outstanding Spring 2021 Public History and History MA Graduates

Covid 19 did not stop another outstanding group of Public History and History MA students from graduating this Spring.

May 12, 2020

Meet our Outstanding Spring 2020 MA and PhD Graduates

We would like to congratulate our History MA and Public History MA graduates as well as our first ever Public History PhD 2020 graduate. We wish them the best of luck as they go out into this strange, new world.

Nov 19, 2019

Public History MA Alumna, Claire Du Laney,’18 named Outreach Archivist and Assistant Professor at UNO

Claire Du Laney, Graduate Public History Alumna '18, named Outreach Archivist and Assistant Professor for the Archives and Special Collections department at the University of Nebraska Omaha.  

May 9, 2019

Public History MA Student’s Documentary Accepted at Film Festival

The History Department is pleased to announce that Andre Taylor, a first-year Public History MA student, had his short documentary, “Burning Cradle of Liberty,” accepted at the 2019 Longleaf Film Festival.  On May 13, 1985, Philadelphia police dropped a bomb […]

Sep 1, 2015

Public History Alumna Heads Dallas Heritage Village

Melissa Prycer, who received her master’s in public history in 2003, now heads the Dallas Heritage Village, a one-of-a-kind living history museum in Dallas, Texas. The highly-interactive historic site tells the story of life in north Texas between 1840 and […]

Jun 9, 2015

Partnering to Preserve North Carolina’s Civil Rights Past

Putting their historical knowledge into practice, the students connected with local preservation organizations and community leaders to identify events and places central to the Civil Rights Movement in Piedmont, North Carolina.

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 […]

May 9, 2015

Samantha Smith Wins Public History Award

Public History faculty selected Samantha Smith for the 2015 Public History Award. Samantha worked at Preservation Durham for her internship. She researched and wrote an exhibit on George Watts Carr, an architect of the mid-twentieth century whose influence may still […]

Apr 23, 2015

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 […]

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, […]