Megan Cullen Tewell Website


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Office: Withers Hall 472

Syllabus: HI 254 – Modern US History Survey

Phone: 919-513-2218


Megan Cullen Tewell is a 2nd year PhD student in Public History. Her primary focus is on creating and developing collaborative public history initiatives with a critical edge. She has been affiliated with The City of Raleigh Museum, The Chipstone Foundation, The Indiana State Museum, the Indiana State Archive, and the Kentucky Historical Society.

Teaching and Research Interests

Public History, Material Culture, Popular History, Cultural History, History and Memory, American History, Community Engagement, Historical Interpretation


Megan is currently completing her dissertation, which examines the interpretation of sites of mass incarceration (namely, federal penitentiaries) in a public history context. 


BA History, Butler University, 2013 

MA History NC State University, 2016