Stephanie Gray

Assistant Professor of Public History
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Department of History

605 College Hall
Phone: 412.396.2352


Ph.D., U.S. History, University of South Carolina
M.A., Public History, University of South Carolina
B.A., History, Mount Holyoke College
Biography & Research Interests

Stephanie Gray, assistant professor of Public History, earned her B.A. in History from Mount Holyoke College and M.A. in Public History from the University of South Carolina, where she earned her Ph.D. in U.S. History. Stephanie specializes in public history, historic preservation, and twentieth century U.S. cultural history. Her dissertation, "Restoring America: Historic Preservation and the New Deal," examines the federally-funded restoration of historic landmarks in the 1930s as a method of cultural production that illustrates the critical role played by the built environment in our national recovery from the Great Depression.

As a public historian, Stephanie has worked for the James A. Garfield National Historic Site (a National Park Service unit), the South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Main Street America program.She has also done consulting work on various preservation projects in Columbia, SC.

Courses Offered

Shaping of the Modern World (HIST 151)

Introduction to Public History (HIST 396)

Introduction to Public History (PHIST 601)