Marilyn McHugh Drath

Graduate Teaching Assistant

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    Remote HOME, Box 8108
    NCSU Campus
    Raleigh, NC 27695
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Teaching and Research Interests

Teaching areas include modern US history, public history, and environmental history. 

Research interests include historic preservation, cultural landscape studies, memory, urban history, exposition studies, cultural mega-events, food studies, urban planning and its history, and critical heritage studies. 


  • National Humanities Center, Graduate Student Summer Residency Program 
  • Research assistant at the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at NC State working on digital humanities & digitization projects.
  • Managing Editor for Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle East and North African Migration Studies
  • Teaching & Communication Certificate Program

Extension and Community Engagement

  • North Carolina Museum of History, Docent
  • Preservation North Carolina, Volunteer Coordinator
  • University Standing Committee on Libaries
  • National History Day, Judge & Team Captain
  • ARCUS Fellowship Program in Preservation Leadership


  • AB in History from University of Michigan, 2009
  • MUP in Urban Planning; Community, Economic, & Real Estate Development from University of Michigan, 2012
  • Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation from Eastern Michigan University, 2012