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3 UNC PhDs win Michie Award

September 21, 2023

This year, three UNC History graduate students have been selected to receive the Sally Markham Michie Award from the Orange County chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Cristian Walk, Nick Sifford, and Skye Brenner will be honored at … Read more

PhD Candidate Mira Markham Awarded Konrad H. Jarausch Essay Prize

July 11, 2023

Congratulations to Mira Markham, 2023 recipient of the Konrad H. Jarausch Essay Prize for Advanced Graduate Students in modern Central European history, awarded by the North Carolina German Studies Seminar and Workshop Series (NCGS). With her submission entitled “Operation Velehrad, … Read more

PhD Candidate Alison Curry featured on R.UNC

June 29, 2023

Alison Curry, currently an ABD student in the History Department, was recently featured in a Research UNCovered post for the fascinating work she’s doing on Jewish cemetaries in Poland in the interwar period and during World War II. Her work … Read more

UNC PhD Nurlan Kabdylkhak Awarded Newcombe Fellowship

May 16, 2023

We are so incredibly proud of Nurlan Kabdylkhak, UNC History PhD Candidate in late imperial Russian and Central Asian History, who has been awarded a Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2023. Nurlan’s dissertation is entitled “Muslim Institutions and … Read more

Digital History Lab Podcast: The Past Presented

February 9, 2023

UNC History Department’s Digital History Lab is very excited to announce the first episode in their new podcast, “The Past Presented.” The podcast aims to examine the tools, techniques, and technologies that historians use to study the past through interviews … Read more

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 … Read more