Department of History

Feb 27, 2020

Preserving History, Creating Opportunity

Fueled by their passion for Native American culture, Belinda and John Hester (History ’72) have established a scholarship to help underrepresented students at NC State.

Dec 2, 2019

Food Fights: How History Shapes What We Eat – And Why

Everybody eats. But as two NC State history professors explain, what people eat, and what drives our decisions about food, vary tremendously.

Aug 21, 2019

Two NC State Professors Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Grants

The grants awarded to history professor David Ambaras and film studies professor Marsha Gordon are part of $29 million in awards that will fund 215 humanities projects across the country.

Mar 18, 2016

David Zonderman Named to Lead Department of History at NC State

Professor of History David A. Zonderman has been named head of the Department of History at NC State, effective immediately. Zonderman has been acting head since the untimely death of former head Jonathan Ocko in January 2015; he served as associate head from 2004 - 2015. Among his leadership roles within the college and across NC State, Zonderman was chair of the university’s faculty from 2013 – 2015 and served on the university’s budget restructuring task force from 2012 - 2015.

Apr 15, 2015

History Weekend Asks: Climate Science — Whom Do You Trust?

NC State's Department of History plays a critical role in the discussion of climate change. Join us for History Weekend, featuring Harvard professor Naomi Oreskes, who will give a historian's perspective in her address, "Climate Science: Whom Do You Trust?"