Public History Ph.D.

Jun 29, 2022

Public History Doctoral Graduate Accepts Postdoctoral Research Position in Digital History

Public History Doctoral Graduate Petros Apostolopoulos accepted an appointment as Postdoctoral Researcher at the Luxembourg Center for Contemporary and Digital History at the University of Luxembourg.

May 9, 2022

Meet our Outstanding Spring and Summer 2022 Graduates

Read all about our outstanding Public History and History MA and Public History PhD 2022 graduates!

Apr 11, 2022

Public History PhD Student, Matthew Champagne, Takes Top Prize at 2022 Graduate Student Research Symposium

We are proud to announce that Public History PhD student, Matthew Champagne, was the College of Humanities and Social Sciences first place winner at the 15th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium.

Dec 20, 2021

Meet our latest Public History PhD graduate, Sarah Soleim

We are proud to announce another graduate of our Public History PhD program, Sarah Soleim! Sarah completed her dissertation under the direction of Dr. Craig Friend. Sarah’s dissertation—“‘To Make History the Living Force:’ The Professionalization of Public History, 1880-2000”—examines the […]

Nov 16, 2021

Public History PhD Student, Matthew Champagne, Hits the Road to Discover how LGBT+ People are Represented at Historic Sites

Public History PhD Student, Matthew Champagne studies the intersection of gender and sexuality, and the representation of LGBT+ people at museums and historic sites. Last summer, he visited four such sites in the Southeast.

Jul 30, 2021

Public History PhD student Melody Hunter-Pillion named 2021-22 Global Change Fellow

We are proud to announce that Public History PhD student Melody Hunter-Pillion was named a 2021-22 Global Change Fellow. Learn more about Melody's research and why it makes her uniquely qualified to be a Global Change Fellow.

May 28, 2021

Meet our latest Public History PhD 2021 graduate, James Wils

Congratulations to our latest 2021 Public History PhD graduate, James Wils!

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.