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Tsin named Distinguished Term Professor

December 2, 2022

At the November 2022 UNC Board of Trustees meeting, seven faculty members were appointed to distinguished professorships. We’re very honored to have one of these appointees, Michael Tsin, in the History Department! Dr. Tsin was named Earl N. Philips Jr. … Continued

Chad Bryant wins Radomír Luža Prize

November 29, 2022

Chad Bryant was a co-winner of the Radomír Luža Prize for his book, Prague: Belonging and the Modern City (Harvard University Press, 2021). This biennial prize is awarded by American Friends of the Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance and Center … Continued

Prof. Emerita Hall Honored by NC Literary & Historical Association

November 21, 2022

Please join our department in congratulating Prof. Emerita Jacquelyn Hall! Dr. Hall is being honored by the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association as winner of the 2022 NCLHA’s Christopher Crittenden Award for Significant Contributions to History in North Carolina.   The … Continued

Professor Emeritus Ferris wins MCJ Pathfinder Award

November 16, 2022

On October 25, 2022, the Mississippi Center for Justice hosted their annual Champions of Justice event – a fundraising event that helps to sustain their efforts to “dismantle Mississippi’s culture of injustice.” Among those honored at the event was Dr. … Continued

Professor Kramer discusses “civic health” in The Well

November 15, 2022

In the most recent issue of The Well, Dr. Lloyd Kramer – History Professor and Director of Carolina Public Humanities – suggests that a thriving public life is as important for communities as physical health. Interviewed by Scott Jared, Dr. … Continued

UNC Alumnus Milteer wins SHA Prize

November 14, 2022

At this year’s Southern Historical Association conference, UNC History alumnus Warren Eugene Milteer Jr. (PhD, 2014) was awarded the 2022 Sydnor Award for best book in southern history published last year. Milteer’s book, Beyond Slavery’s Shadow: Free People of Color in … Continued

Kathleen DuVal co-authors new U.S. History Textbook

November 10, 2022

We’re delighted to share the news that the new edition of the Norton U.S. history textbook Give Me Liberty! just was published, co-authored by UNC History Professor Kathleen DuVal, along with Eric Foner and Lisa McGirr. You can listen to Drs. DuVal, Foner, … Continued

Graduate Alumnus Bret Devereaux featured in Endeavors

October 27, 2022

Dr. Bret Devereaux, who graduated with his PhD in Ancient History from UNC-CH in 2018, was featured in a recent edition of the UNC research publication Endeavors. The article brings together Devereaux’s teaching and research on the social and material costs … Continued