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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.
History Club Upcoming Events
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 Friday from 4-5PM in Withers Hall 331.
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2019-20 FACULTY HIGHLIGHTS
Edited by Dr. Brent Sirota & Dr. Allan Macinnes, The Hanoverian Succession in Great Britain and its Empire (Boydell).
Edited by Dr. David Gilmartin, Dr. Pamela Price & Dr. Arild Engelsen Ruud, South Asian Sovereignty: The Conundrum of Wordly Power (Routledge)
Dr. Chad Ludington & Dr. Matthew Booker Food Fights: How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates (The University of North Carolina Press)
Dr. Craig Friend & Dr. James C. Klotter, A New History of Kentucky (University Press of Kentucky)
Dr. David Ambaras, Japan’s Imperial Underworlds, (Cambridge University Press)
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.
Dr. Blair Kelley was selected to be the 2019 New Student Convocation speaker
Dr. Craig Friend received the Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professorship award
Dr. Matthew Booker won a 2019 Carson Society Munich Fellowship at the Rachel Carson Society
Dr. Craig Friend received an NEH fellowship for Fall 2019 at the American Antiquarian Society
Dr. Tammy Gordon named an Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor
Dr. Katherine Charron awarded a fellowship at the National Humanities Center for 2019-20
Dr. Fred Freitas received an NEH fellowship for 2019-20.
Dr. Blair Kelley featured in the November issue of NC State's alumni magazine. Dr. Tammy Gordon’s HI 596 course also featured in cover story about 1918 flu epidemic at NC State.
Brick by Brick Visit the Blog
History Department blog, “Brick by Brick.”
Brick by Brick strives to provide a space for graduate students, faculty and alumni to share ongoing research, exchange ideas and resources, and explore topics through the research of their peers. We feature contributions from all aspects of the discipline, academic or professional, especially those concerning the contemporary ramifications and relevance of historical scholarship.
North Carolina and the Green Book
Through her work with the North Carolina Green Book Project, public history doctoral student Lisa Withers collects experiences of African American travelers during the Jim Crow era.
Andre Taylor Named Global Change Fellow
Incoming Public History Masters student Andre Taylor has been named a Global Change Fellow for 2018-2019 by the Southeast Climate Science Center operated by the Department of the Interior and NC State University. Taylor’s research explores West African agricultural traditions employed by contemporary Gullah farmers in South Carolina and Georgia, focusing on the effects of climate change on Gullah culture.
Food Fights: How History Shapes What We Eat - And Why
Faculty members Chad Ludington and Matthew Booker have edited the new book, "Food Fights: How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates" which looks at issues relating to our dining habits and highlights just how complex food can be.
NC State Students Excavate Prehistoric Settlement in Cyprus
In May and June of 2018, a group of 15 NC State undergraduates traveled to the island of Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean to take part in an archaeological field school. Directed by NC State faculty Dr. Kathryn Grossman (Sociology and Anthropology) and Dr. Tate Paulette (History), this new study abroad program provides students with in-depth, hands-on training in archaeological field methods within the context of the Makounta-Voules Archaeological Project (MVAP).