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History Major Perspective Article Published In Washington Post

January 23, 2019

History major Denton Ong, writing his 2018-2019 Senior Honors Thesis with Professor Ben Waterhouse as adviser, published a ‘Made by History’ perspective piece on national emergencies in the Washington Post. The article can be found here. 

Interview with Former UNC History Major Kevin Kruse

December 19, 2018

Princeton historian Kevin Kruse, described as “History’s Attack Dog” in a recent interview with the Chronicle of Education, is a former undergraduate History major in our department. Read the interview here. You can find Kevin’s prolific Twitter feed @KevinMKruse.

Fall 2018 History Major Phi Beta Kappa Initiates Announced

October 15, 2018

Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and the most distinguished of all collegiate honorary societies, honoring excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. The UNC College of Arts & Sciences and History Department is very proud to announce the following … Read more

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

May 21, 2018

On May 13, 2018, the Department of History held its annual graduation ceremony in Hamilton Hall. The event included addresses by Molly Worthen (Associate Professor in History) and Cassandra Etter-Wenzel, a former History major now working for the World Resources … Read more

2018 Senior Honors Theses

May 1, 2018

In May, the Department of History celebrated the extraordinary History Honors Program graduating class (and their great advisors)! Their hard work and determination resulted in exceptional senior theses and insights we are grateful they shared. Congratulations on your great achievement.

Jordan Jenkins is UNC-Chapel Hill’s Sixth Beinecke Scholar

April 29, 2018

History major Jordan Jenkins has been awarded the Beinecke Scholarship, which provides a $34,000 award to attend graduate school. She is one of 18 students nationwide to receive the award in 2018, and is UNC-Chapel Hill’s sixth Beinecke Scholar. Congratulations … Read more

Phi Alpha Theta in Undergraduate Lounge

January 10, 2018

The Fall 2017 marked a number of firsts for undergraduate studies in History, starting with the creation of a new Undergraduate Lounge in Hamilton 551, a community space for majors, minors, and other students along with group activities by Phi … Read more