Shima Hosseininasab


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Office: Withers 462

Office Hours: Thursdays 1:30-3:30pm

Phone: 919-513-2218



Shima Hosseininasab is a Ph.D. candidate in Public History at NC State University. Her background is in architecture and her focus is on monuments, architecture, and community engagement in shaping historical meaning through preservation and re-use. She is currently a lecturer in history at NC State University and a member of the Special Collections Research Center.

In February, 2023, she delivered a TEDx Talk on The Future of Past Monuments. As a graduate student, she won third place in the humanities category at NC State University's 16th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium and was among the finalists in the 3MT competition. She is also recipient of 2022 SNCA Jackson Memorial Scholarship Award, and 2021 NCMC Student Memorial Award.

Teaching and Research Interests

Architectural Preservation and Cultural Heritage

Memorials and Memory Studies

Archives and Information Management

Digital Public History

18th & 19th Century European Cultural History


Master of Architecture, University of Tehran (2018)