Know the Past. Prepare for the Future.

In a complex world, understanding history is more important than ever.

Why History?

Are you planning to pursue graduate school in history?

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.


Dr. Tammy Gordon, The Mass Production of Memory: Travel and Personal Archiving in the Age of the Kodak (UMass Press)

Edited by Dr. Nicholas Robins & Barbara Fraser, Landscapes of Inequity: Environmental Justice in the Andes-Amazon Region  (Nebraska Press)

Dr. Xiaolin Duan, The Rise of West Lake: A Cultural Landmark in the Song Dynasty. (University of Washington Press)

Dr. K. Steven Vincent, Elie Halevy: Republican Liberalism Confronts the Era of Tyranny (University of Pennsylvania Press)

Dr. Tate Paulette and Dr. Kathryn Grossman (NCSU, Sociology and Anthropology) were awarded an NSF Senior Archaeological Research grant ($200,948) to support the Makounta-Voules Archaeological Project.

Dr. Matthew Booker will serve a three-year term as Vice President for Scholarly Programs at the National Humanities Center starting July 1, 2020

Dr. Ebony Jones has been awarded the InterAmericas Fellowship at the John Carter Brown Library for 2020-21.

Dr. David Ambaras and his colleague Dr. Kate McDonald (UCSB) were awarded an NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grant (Level II, $99,995) to build version 2.0 of their project Bodies and Structures: Deep-mapping Modern East Asian History and to help develop a new suite of analytical tools for the open-source publishing platform ScalarAdvancement Grant.

History Club Upcoming Events

History Club

The History Club at North Carolina State University is a free opportunity for history majors, minors, and those with a general interest to learn about our past and meet fellow students in the process. 

The History Club meets every Monday at 6PM via Zoom

Zoom Meeting URL


Meeting ID

921 8568 5573

For more information or questions, please contact the History Club President at kdrice2@ncsu.edu or the Faculty Advisor at kabowler@ncsu.edu.

9:1 Student/Faculty Ratio

NC State's History Department provides a small college experience inside a big university

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Congratulations to our Spring 2020 Graduates

Meet our outstanding degree recipients: 

Bachelor's Degree Recipients

M.A. and Ph.D. Grads