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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. 

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Mar 14, 2018

Four Professors Named Faculty Scholars

NC State’s 2017-2018 class of University Faculty Scholars includes four professors from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

Jan 27, 2018

A Look at Dunkirk: The Movie and the History

NPR's Boston affiliate WBUR invited NC State historian Matthew Booker, New York Times writer Cara Buckley and Case Western historian John Broich to discuss Dunkirk — the film and the real life heroic mission. 

Jul 27, 2017

The True Story of Dunkirk

After the fall of France in 1940, nearly 340,000 allied troops were stranded at the French port of Dunkirk as the German military closed in. Churchill called what happened next a “miracle of deliverance.” NC State historian Matthew Booker discusses the true story of Dunkirk. 

May 31, 2016

Undergrad Combines Majors, Presents Research across U.S.

Tori Williams has been busy this spring. Already consumed by her duties as a University Scholar, tutor and double-major in history and biological sciences, Williams added multiple presentations at conferences across the nation to her hectic schedule in April. 

Mar 17, 2016

History Professor Named National Humanities Center Fellow

NC State history professor Matthew Booker will continue to examine the evolution of food production in American cities during a year-long fellowship at the National Humanities Center.