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.
Meet our latest Public History PhD 2021 graduate, James Wils
Congratulations to our latest 2021 Public History PhD graduate, James Wils!
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]