Current Graduate Students

 

Name

Track

Advisor

Historical Areas of Interest

Thesis Topic

Internship

Jessica McCauslandPublic History MA   Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Park Interpreter
Jessica CottlePublic History MADr. Mary ValanteMuseum Studies; Gender and Women's History  Charlotte Museum of History 
Michael CushmanHistory MADr. Wade British History; 19th Century America; Imperial History; World History English Culture and the End of the Empire  
Alden Early  Dr. Mary ValanteNatural and Environmental History; History of Parks; North Carolina History  Park Naturalist at Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation 
Dakota Harkins Public History MA Sports and Leisure; American history   
Patrick Kellam History MA 20th Century American History (Post-WWII politics and Contemporary Sociopolitical History) The 1984 senatorial campaign of Jesse Helms and former NC governor Jim Hunt  
Ashlee Lanier Public History MA Film history; 20th Century American Labor History   
Brittney Maslowski Public History MA Colonial America; American Civil War  The Smithsonian National Museum of American History 
Derek McSwain Historic Preservation New Deal Era; Appalachian and Southern History   
Sam Nicholls History MA World History; Appalachian History; Medieval History; American History; Religious History   
Jackson OsbornePublic History MA    
Anthony Sadler History MA    
Carson Sailor Public History MA The American South; Spanish Colonial America  Blowing Rock Art and History Museum 
Graham Shelton History MADr. Mary ValanteMedieval History; Military History William Longsword and Early Norman History  
Hadley Sinclair Cluxton History MA History of Science and Technology; History of Metals and Metallurgy   
Colby Stevens Public History MADr. Mary Valante18th and 19th Century North Carolina History; American Civil War  Bentonville Battlefield 
Jimmy Vaughn Public History MADr. Mary ValanteGreek and Roman History; History of the World Wars  North Carolina Maritime Museum 
Cameron Wheeler History MA 19th and 20th Century American History; Intellectual History Historical Origins of the War on Drugs  
Isabel Wu History MA Latin American History, Chile's transition to Democracy   

GHSA Officer Position

Name

PresidentAlden Early