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.
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 a Faculty Research and Professional Development grant to pilot the first NC State University international public history student research practicum, McGill and two 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.
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.
NC State Faculty, Students Unearth Ancient Mythological Statues
A team of NC State faculty and students helped unearth more clues this summer about the ancient Nabataean city of Petra, Jordan.
As part of a larger excavation at the site, the group discovered two marble statues of the mythological goddess Aphrodite — artifacts that dig co-director Tom Parker describes as “absolutely exquisite.”
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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Nov 30, 2016
Klansville, USA Teach-In on December 2
On December 2, the History Graduate Student Association will host a screening of the PBS documentary, "Klansville USA" followed by a panel discussion on the history and impact of the Klan in North Carolina. with History faculty, Dr. Blair Kelley and Dr. Catherine A. Connor, and UNC-Chapel Hill Professor of Communication, Dr. Michael S. Waltman
Nov 18, 2016 | WRAL Weathercenter Blog
Perfect weather forecast was key to Normandy landing
Military History Professor Dan Bolger sat down with WRAL meteorologist Greg Fishel to discuss the role weather forecasting played on D-Day.
Nov 15, 2016
Black Arts Movement Conference
On September 11, 2016, Ph.D. Candidate Cheryl Dong presented her paper, "Black Power GIs" at the Black Arts Movement Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. The paper derived from her work on her Master's thesis in history, which looked at the involvement of African American enlisted soldiers in creating black power ideology during the Vietnam War, particularly during the formative years of 1966-1968.
11:1 Student/Faculty Ratio
NC State's History Department provides a small college experience inside a big university