Expertise

In his public history work, and in his teaching, Dr. Gaddis focuses on community engagement and collaboration, and creating historical interpretation in unexpected places.

Keywords:

  • Public history, Cultural history, Material culture, American studies, Southern studies
  • Digital Loray
  • Rocky Mount Mills History Project 
  • Locating Lynching 
  • Community Histories Workshop 

 Interests:

  • Public History
  • Race, Rights, and Inequalities
  • History of Mobility and Travel
Affiliations
Degrees
PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, American Studies, 2017
MA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Folklore, 2013
B.A, North Carolina State University, English, 2009