Join us in the History Department
Apply to our programs. We offer three undergraduate degrees: the History B.A., the History B.A. (Teacher Education Concentration), and the History B.S. — as well as a History Minor, the History Honors Program, and an Accelerated B.A./M.A. Program. We also offer three graduate degrees: the History M.A., the Public History M.A., and the Public History Ph.D.
With more than 25 full-time faculty members who cover a range of historical specialties, our degree programs allow students the flexibility to explore their historical interests while preparing for the future.
Partnering to Preserve North Carolina’s African American Heritage
Graduate students in Dr. Alicia McGill’s Cultural Resource Management (CRM) graduate seminar recently partnered with the NC Historic Preservation Office on a project in which they researched, collected and documented invaluable archival, bibliographic, and observational information, as well as oral histories about African American cultural heritage and historic preservation issues in multiple North Carolina communities.
Professor Robins Awarded Honorary Doctorate
Associate Teaching Professor Nicholas Robins was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the National University of Huancavelica in Peru on June 30 in recognition of his relevant and exceptional academic and professional trajectory.
Assistant Professor Dan Bolger on NC Bookwatch
Watch Assistant Professor Dan Bolger discuss his latest book, Why We Lost: A General’s Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars on NC Bookwatch on UNC TV.
Bolger is a Military Historian whose research and teaching interests include Russian History and Cold War History. Prior to teaching at NC State, he served in the U.S. Army for 35 years.
Alumna Joanna McKnight Helps Preserve History in New England
A calling to preserve historic buildings is what led NC State alumna Joanna McKnight to Historic New England — the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation.
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Aug 26, 2016
Alumna, Amy Vidunas, gives back to the History Department
Graduate students often find it difficult making ends meet especially if they are going to school full time. Alumna, Amy Vidunas, '07, wants to make it a little bit easier.
Aug 22, 2016
Reflections on American Society for Environmental History's First Internship
Recently graduated Public History Masters student, Rachel Jacobson, shares her reflections on the internship she just completed with the American Society for Environmental History (ASEH). Due to the unique nature of the project, and the various locations of those involved, she was able to do her work in spurts throughout the year.
Aug 11, 2016
Putting History to Work – Bringing the Field School Model to Crooked Tree, Belize
Public History professor, Alicia McGill, has been very busy this summer. After receiving an NCSU Facutly Research and Professional Development grant to pilot the first NC State international public history student research practicum, McGill and Public History students, Hannah Scruggs and Lisa Withers, set off to Belize to collect ethnographic and archival data in the village of Crooked Tree - a community rich in history and vibrant cultural heritage.
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