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CNN Historian Roundup - Karen Cox

http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/19/opinions/historians-confederate-statues-opinion-roundup/index.html CNN Historian Roundup - Karen Cox Read more >>

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Historian’s work focuses on World War II and the power of mobilization

Historian Mark Wilson studies the business and politics of the American industrial mobilization for World War II in the new book “Destructive Creation: American Business and the Winning of World War II.” Wilson spent 10 years researching the archives of companies that made weapons for the war as well as military and government archives. His search led him to the records of Boeing Aircraft and... Historian’s work focuses on World War II and the power of mobilization Read more >>

Political structure of militias in 19th century Georgia subject of Mixon’s work

A recently published work by history professor Gregory Mixon analyzes one state’s process of freedom, citizenship and the incorporation of African Americans within the political and economic structure of the United States after the Civil War. “Show Thyself a Man: Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905” explores the history of Georgia’s black militia and how both independent militias and state-... Political structure of militias in 19th century Georgia subject of Mixon’s work Read more >>

Jane Laurent Prize for Undergraduate Research

The UNC-Charlotte Department of History is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 winners of the Jane Laurent Prize for Undergraduate Research.  This prize, named for a beloved colleague who spent her life fostering undergraduate research and development, awards the students who write the best research paper in the sophomore research and writing seminar $200.  The instructors of the seminar nominate... Jane Laurent Prize for Undergraduate Research Read more >>

Graduate Program News

NEWS: Heritage Tourism Graduate Students Learn From Research Trip Before graduate students in Karen L. Cox’s heritage tourism class traveled to Charleston in March to experience how tourism companies and historic sites portray the city’s heritage, they read Stephanie Yuhl’s book A Golden Haze of Memory: The Making of Historic Charleston. Written in 2005, Yuhl’s book... Graduate Program News Read more >>