Public History

Feb 19, 2024

Exploring the Impact of the Hog Industry in North Carolina through Oral History (Part III of III)

As part of their Spring 2023 HI 533: Theory and Practice of Oral History course, Public History MA students, Fran Fleming and Emma Eubank, took oral histories from Joey and Matthew Carter, members of a prominent family in the Duplin County hog industry, as they explored the impact of the hog industry on North Carolina.

Feb 19, 2024

Exploring the Impact of the Hog Industry in North Carolina through Oral History (Part II of III)

As part of their Spring 2023 HI 533: Theory and Practice of Oral History course, Public History MA students, Miracle Johnson and DeLayne Jolly, attended a community meeting of the organization REACH (Rural Empowerment Association for Community Help) in Duplin County as to learn more about the impact of the hog industry on North Carolina.

Feb 19, 2024

Exploring the Impact of the Hog Industry in North Carolina through Oral History (Part I of III)

As part of their Spring 2023 HI 533: Theory and Practice of Oral History course, Public History MA students, Nay Achkar and Jordan Jenkins, took oral histories from Rick Dove of Waterkeeper Alliances and Tom Butler of Butler Farms as they explored the impact of the hog industry on North Carolina.

Jan 25, 2024

Meet our Alumni: DeAsia Noble, ’23

DeAsia Noble graduated from North Carolina State with her Master’s in Public History in 2023. She is a Park Ranger at the Historic Homes in Washington, D.C., specifically at the African American sites. She works with school groups, various governmental […]

Nov 16, 2023

Public History PhD Candidate, Shima Hosseininasab, Awarded Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grant

The Graduate School awards a total of eight Doctoral Dissertation Grants to the whole University in the spring 2024 semester. This year, two of our Public History PhD candidates received the awards. This article highlights awardee, Shima Hosseininasab's, research, prior awards and future plans.

Oct 26, 2023

Meet our Alumni: Sarah Soleim ’21

Meet Sarah Soleim '21, a graduate of our Public History PhD program, and Manager of Community and Academic Learning at Wake Forest Historical Museum.

Oct 16, 2023

Meet the Faculty: An Interview with Dr. Ajamu Dillahunt-Holloway

The Department of History is excited to announce its new Meet the Faculty series. We conducted our first interview with recently hired Assistant Professor, Dr. Ajamu Dillahunt-Holloway.

Sep 28, 2023

My Summer Internship at Reynolda House Museum of American Art

This post was written by Evan Stevens, a third-year undergraduate student who is double majoring in History & Political Science with a minor in International Studies. Last Summer he completed an internship at Reynolda House Museum of American Art for […]

Sep 12, 2023

Public History in Prague – A Tale of Two Students

This past summer, both undergraduate and graduate students traveled for two weeks with Public History faculty members Drs. Alicia McGill and Verena Kasper-Marienberg to Prague, Czech Republic as part of a program administered through the┬áNC State Study Abroad Office, in […]

Sep 11, 2023

Taking Public History International with Study Abroad in Prague

This past summer, Professors Alicia McGill and Verena Kasper-Marienberg designed the curriculum for an interdisciplinary and international history program and traveled with eleven undergraduate and nine graduate students to Prague, Czech Republic. The two-week long program was administered through the […]