David Cecelski

David Cecelski (Ph.D., Harvard) is an independent historian and writer who has taught at Duke University, UNC at Chapel Hill, and East Carolina University, and is affiliated with the Southern Oral History Program at UNC at Chapel Hill. A native of Craven County, in the Tidewater region of North Carolina, he edits the popular oral history series, "Listening to History," for the Raleigh News and Observer.

He also writes a blog for The North Carolina Folklife Institute that explores the state's traditional cooking and foodways.

Books from Blair

A Historian’s Coast: Adventures Into the Tidewater Past