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Nominate Your TA for Outstanding Teaching Award!

November 6, 2020

Every year, the History Department gives awards to outstanding teaching assistants. Undergraduate nominations are crucial in choosing the recipients. Please tell us why you think your TA deserves a teaching award. The more detail and examples you can provide, the … Read more

Jennifer Parker Wins Manager of the Year

September 11, 2020

Congratulations to Jennifer Parker on her award for Manager of the Year in the College of Arts & Sciences for outstanding accomplishments in leadership and management!   For the full announcement, go here.

Prof. La Serna Writes Piece for Washington Post

August 26, 2020

Miguel La Serna recently co-authored a “Perspective” piece for the Washington Post with Kia Caldwell, professor of African, African American and Diaspora Studies, about the lack of diverse leadership at UNC and its role in exacerbating the COVID-19 pandemic. They argue … Read more

Bret Devereaux (PhD ’18) Writes Essay Featured in The Atlantic

August 26, 2020

Bret Devereaux, PhD ’18 and research affiliate, writes on the challenges facing public higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic. He writes “Calling a halt to on-campus operations and going totally online, thereby waiving on-campus fees, was the right, moral choice. … Read more

Prof. Barney on Learning from Lincoln in Crisis

August 3, 2020

William Barney writes on the History News Network about how we can learn from President Lincoln in this historical moment. He writes “the United States is at a crossroads” and “the path chosen will determine whether contemporary America resumes its … Read more

Prof. Lowery writes piece for Washington Post

July 31, 2020

Malinda Maynor Lowery recently wrote a “Perspective” piece for the Washington Post about proposed legislation that would limit federal education funding for schools who want to adapt The New York Times “1619 Project” for classroom use. Stating “race and exploitation are … Read more

PhD Candidate Alyssa Bowen: We Need an Academic New Deal

June 10, 2020

PhD Candidate Alyssa Bowen co-wrote an insightful article for The Nation with William Horne, entitled “We Need an Academic New Deal.” In this thoughtful and timely article, Bowen and Horne analyze the current crisis facing higher education and state demands to … Read more