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.
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Revealing a Different Side of President Carter
Nancy Mitchell lived abroad during the presidency of Jimmy Carter.
Working as an English teacher at an Irish high school in the late 1970s, Mitchell says it was interesting to view the Carter administration from afar. It was also puzzling, she said, why his presidency — and persona — were often defined by their shortcomings.
You Can't Tell U.S. History Without Black History. Finally, a Museum Gets That
When I walked into the new National Museum of African American History and Culture for a preview last week, my excitement was tempered.
How Critical Thinking in the Humanities Reduces Belief in Pseudoscience
Teaching critical thinking skills in a humanities course significantly reduces student beliefs in “pseudoscience” unsupported by facts, according to new research from NC State.
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.
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Apr 5, 2017
Graduate Students present their work at NCSU's Graduate Student Research Symposium
On March 22, 2017, NC State celebrated its graduate students' work across all disciplines at the 12th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium. This year, history and public history graduate students were well-represented.
Mar 29, 2017
Upcoming Event: "The Jewish Cronenberg: A Cinema of Therapeutic Disintegration"
On Monday, April 3, 2017 at 5PM in Tompkins 123, Adam Lowenstein, Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of Pittsburgh,and currently visiting professor of film and media studies at Columbia University will present his lecture, "The Jewish Cronenberg: A Cinema of Therapeutic Disintegration."
Mar 29, 2017
Guest Speaker Armin Langer Presents, "Let Us Not Be Divided: Coalition-Building Between Minorities in Europe"
A full classroom of students, faculty, and visitors listened on Wednesday evening, March 22, to guest speaker Armin Langer from the German University of Potsdam. Langer, a Hungarian Jew, born in Munich in 1990 to a family of Hungarian immigrants, presented the work of his interfaith group "Salaam-Schalom." "Salaam-Schalom" promotes peaceful religious coexistence and united resistance against growing Antisemitism and Islamophobia in Europe.
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