Public History Ph.D.

Jun 12, 2020

Public History PhD Student, Melody Hunter-Pillion, Hosts Podcast – “Southern Futures”

Public History doctoral student and Associate Director of Communications & Strategy at UNC’s Center for the Study of the American South, Melody Hunter-Pillion, hosts a new UNC podcast, “Southern Futures.” This six-episode series, airing once a week, brings together scholars […]

Jun 1, 2020

Public History PhD student, Lisa R. Withers, receives Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grant

Public History PhD student, Lisa R. Withers receives a Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grant.

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.

Apr 18, 2019

Public History PhD student, Amanda Elledge-Finn, Turns Her Family History into Award-Winning Poster

Public History PhD student's poster receives first place in the Humanities category at the Graduate Student Research Symposium.

Apr 4, 2019

Public History PhD Student, JoCora Moore, awarded Fellowship

JoCora Moore, a 1st year Public History PhD student, has received the Robert Frederick Smith Internship and Fellowship for the Digitization and Curation of African American History through the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Jan 16, 2019

Public History PhD student, Lisa Withers, works to preserve Green Book spaces

The History Department is proud to announce that Public History PhD student, Lisa Withers, was featured on Fox News for the work she is doing to preserve Green Book safe spaces in North Carolina. 

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.

Mar 13, 2015

Public History PhD Student James Wils Wins Award

James “Jimmy” Wils, first-year doctoral student in public history, received the District VIII Award from the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America for his dissertation research on the commemorative landscape of the early American republic. At a brief […]

Nov 13, 2014

History of Women’s Basketball at NC State Exhibit Opening

Exhibit Opening On Thursday, December 4th, NC State Athletic Director Deborah Yow addressed a gathering of students, faculty and friends at the NCSU History of Women’s Basketball at exhibit opening. Watch the full exhibit opening, including an interview with the […]