Former Students

Working Historians

  • Paul Archambault, Preservation Specialist at New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation
  • Sara Blanchett, Historic Interpreter at Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site
  • Greg Childs, Assistant Professor, George Washington University
  • Matt Chisholm, Teacher, Charlotte County Day School
  • Amanda Elzey, Circulation Assistant, Cabarrus County Public Library
  • Jeff Forret, Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies, Lamar University
  • Kristin Foster, Faculty Assistant, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Fred Gates, Professor of History, Southwest Oklahoma State
  • Kurt Geske, Director of the Department of Veterans Services for Gaston County, North Carolina
  • Glenda Gilmore, Peter V. and C. Vann Woodward Professor of History, Yale University
  • Jason Harpe, Owner of Harpe Consulting Historic Preservation Firm
  • Hannah Howard, Director of Public Programs and Volunteers, Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
  • David C. Johnson, Assistant Professor of History, Elmurst College
  • Lisa Kannenberg, Professor of History, College of St. Rose
  • Maria Labbato, Adjunct Instructor, UNC Charlotte and South Piedmont Community College
  • Harry Laver, Professor of History and Political Science, Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Brandon Lunsford, University Archivist, Johnson C. Smith University
  • Shep McKinley, Senior Lecturer, UNC Charlotte
  • Sally McMillen, Professor of History, Davidson
  • David McMullen, Writer/Independent Scholar
  • Chuck McShane, Director of Research, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
  • Crystal Moore, Instructor, Central Piedmont Community College
  • Nicole Moore-Hardy, Manager of Interpretation and Education, National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Atlanta GA. A graduate of UNC Charlotte's public history program, Nicole Moore, has a chapter in an important new book interpreting slavery at museums and historic sites.
  • Jeff Pruett, Director, Gaston County Museum of Art & History
  • Craig Pascoe, Professor of History, Georgia College
  • Chris Schutz, Professor of History, Tennessee Weslyan
  • Phyllis Smith, Professor of History, Mars Hill University
  • Diane Miller Sommerville, Associate Professor, Vice Chair, and Director of Graduate Studies, SUNY Binghamton
  • Chuck Westmoreland, Assistant Professor, Delta State University
  • Alicyn Wiedrich, Arts Curator, Imperial Centere, Rocky Mountain NC

Current Doctoral Candidates who received their M.A. at UNC Charlotte

  • Guy Aiken, University of Virginia
  • Sarah Beckhart, Columbia University
  • Lynette Deem, Temple University
  • Julian Dodson, University of New Mexico
  • Jason Doom, Ohio University
  • T. Evan Faulkenbury, UNC Chapel Hill
  • Melissa Gayan, Emory University
  • Daniel Noble Genkins, Vanderbilt University
  • Gwendolyn Lea Gill, UNC Charlotte (Public Policy)
  • Boyd Harris, University of Mississippi
  • James Harris, The Ohio State University
  • Destiney Linker, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • D. Keith Mann, UNC Greensboro
  • Hilary Miller, Penn State Harrisburg
  • La Shonda Mims, University of Georgia
  • Toni Riley, University of New Orleans
  • Brenda Tindal, Emory University
  • Donna Ward, UNC Greensboro

Are you an alumni of the M.A. program in History? Tell us about your success by emailing Christine Haynes.