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Jul 1, 2022

After 7 Years as Department Head, David Zonderman Returns to Faculty

After serving as head of the history department for more than seven years, Professor David Zonderman will step down and return to the faculty on July 1. 

A brick sidewalk/pathway in the middle of the court of North Carolina.

Jun 17, 2022

Sharon Herring Named Assistant Dean for Financial Administration

NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences has named Sharon Herring assistant dean for financial administration, effective June 24. 

The 1911 Building on NC State's North Campus

Apr 1, 2022

Humanities and Social Sciences Names Robert Hawkins Associate Dean for Academic, Faculty Affairs

NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences has named Robert Hawkins associate dean for academic and faculty affairs, effective July 1. 

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Jun 4, 2019

Jessica Jameson Named Head, Department of Communication

NC State's Department of Communication welcomes Jessica Jameson as department head, effective July 1, 2019. The department is one of the largest on NC State's campus. 

Laura Severin

Nov 15, 2017

Laura Severin Named Head, Department of English

NC State’s Department of English will welcome Laura Severin as head, effective January 1, 2018. Severin takes over from Tony Harrison, who will return to the faculty after serving as head with energy and distinction for 11 years. 

Jun 16, 2017

Chris Mayhorn to Head NC State’s Department of Psychology

Chris Mayhorn, a professor in the Human Factors and Applied Cognitive Psychology program, will become head of NC State's Psychology Department on July 1, 2017. 

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. 

Mar 17, 2016

Adam Meade Named Head of Psychology Department at NC State

Psychology Professor Adam W. Meade has been named head of the Department of Psychology at NC State, effective July 1, 2016. He will step into the role held by Doug Gillan for the last ten years. Gillan is returning to the faculty. 

Dec 1, 2015

NC State Interdisciplinary Hub Tackles Science, Ethics, Policies Around GMOs

Debate over genetic engineering rages on. NC State’s Genetic Engineering and Society Center is in the thick of those discussions, and that’s right where its faculty and students want to be. To learn more about the interdisciplinary center, check out the video created by advanced digital video students. 

Nov 30, 2015

Retiring NC State Poet Helped Save Endangered Script from Extinction

After trending toward extinction for decades, the fate of Vietnam’s ancient script, Chữ Nôm, now has a healthier outlook. NC State English professor John Balaban has helped lead many of the developments that kick-started Nôm’s rebound from an endangered calligraphic way of writing to a preserved tradition.