Welcome to the UNC Asheville History Department
website. At a liberal arts institution such as UNC
Asheville, the History Department is one of the key
departments on campus. The department currently
has eight talented full-time faculty members with
diverse backgrounds, expertise, and interests with a
mean of 15 years of experience at UNC Asheville;
several excellent adjunct instructors; and is one of the larger majors on campus.
Items of Interest
Dr. Rizzo to Host Lecture in the
Laurel Forum October 22
Heather South, Archivist
Western Regional Archives of the State of North Carolina
10/22 at 12:30 PM in Laurel Forum
Come learn about opportunities for internships and careers in public history and records management. From grandma's attic to corporate headquarters, the past resides in documents and those documents need attention! From basic material preservation to cataloging, digitizing and displaying, the records of the past are everywhere and you can have the opportunity to literally make History.
Heather has a BA and MA in history from Winthrop University and is a member of the Academy of Certified Archivists. South has more than 14 years’ experience in preservation and archives including reference services, conservation services, exhibit design, marketing and grant management.