AHA in the News
AHA Award and Prize Winners
Lifting the veil: ASU historian receives national recognition, ASU News, December 31, 2015
UW-L Professor Honored with National Equity Award, LaCosse Tribune, October 16, 2015
Grad School, Looney Recognized for Helping Underrepresented Students Succeed, Duke Graduate School News blog, October 9, 2015
Confederate Flag Debate
Emma Brown, 150 Years Later, Schools are Still a Battlefield for Interpreting Civil War, Washington Post, July 5, 2015
Wesley Pruden, The Civil War that Never Ends, The Washington Times, July 6, 2015
Lisa Suhay, Confederate Monuments Targeted by Vandals: Time to Rethink Memorials?, Christian Science Monitor, June 23, 2015
Jim Grossman speaking on the Jimmy Barrett Show (WVRA Radio), July 7, 2015
Tenure in Wisconsin
Andy Thomason, 21 Scholarly Groups Denounce Cutting of Tenure Protections in Wisconsin, The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 11, 2015.
Karen Herzog, Vos Stands by Budget Provision on Tenure, Shared Governance, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 12, 2015.
Kimberly Hefling, Scott Walker's Latest Target: College Professors, Politico.com, June 18, 2015.
Kathryn Lynch, Cutting the Liberal Arts Undermines Our Cultural Traditions, Washington Post, June 19, 2015.
Jen Guiliano, ACH at the American Historical Association's 2015 Conference, The Association for Computers in the Humanities. January 27, 2015.
Peter Cajka, Recap: 2015 Annual Meeting in NYC, American Catholic Historical Association, January 27, 2015.
Nation's Historians Warn the Past Is Expanding at Alarming Rate, The Onion, January 22, 2015.
Heather Munro Prescott, Thoughts on #AHA2015 #s69, Doing More with Less: The Promise and Pitfalls of Short-form Scholarship in the Digital History Age, Knitting Clio, January 21, 2015.
Claire Potter, The Rules Were Not Suspended: What Happened at the AHA Business Meeting, Tenured Radical, January 5, 2015.
Jennifer Howard, Historians Decline to Take Up Resolutions Criticizing Israel, The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 5, 2015.
Rick Shenkman, Historians Decide NOT to Debate Resolutions Critical of Israel, History News Network, January 4, 2015.
Jennifer Schuessler, Scholars' Effort to Condemn Israel Fails, The New York Times, January 5, 2015.
Yair Rosenberg, American Historical Association Shelves Anti-Israel Resolutions, Tablet Magazine, January 5, 2015.
Colleen Flaherty, Historians Discuss Ways to Engage Students on Ferguson Protests, Inside Higher Ed, January 6, 2015.
Academic Job Market
Ministers, Not MBAs, Inside Higher Ed
History Jobs Dip for a Second Consecutive Year, Chronicle of Higher Education
Job Listings Fall 7.3% for History PhDs, Association Reports, Chronicle of Higher Education
The PhDs Guide to a Nonfaculty Job Search, Chronicle of Higher Education
Your Third Year in a PhD Program, Chronicle of Higher Education
American Historical Review
Born Digital, Projects Need Attention to Survive, Chronicle of Higher Education
Historians Grapple with How to Get to the 'Malleable PhD,' Chronicle of Higher Education
History Is a Process, Not a Pile of Flashcards, The Conversation
Changes in AP History Trigger a Culture Clash in Colorado, Washington Post
The New History Wars, New York Times
Sustaining Open Access, Inside Higher Ed
Academic Job Market
Scholarly Groups Chip Away at Taboo of Nonacademic Careers, Chronicle of Higher Education
Humanities Jobs Decline, Inside Higher Ed
Employed But..., Inside Higher Ed
Most History PhDs Have Jobs, Chronicle of Higher Education
A Move to Bring Staff Scholars Out of the Shadows, Chronicle of Higher Education
The Jobs We Want?, Inside Higher Ed
$1.6 Million Grant Will Better Prepare History PhDs for Range of Careers, Chronicle of Higher Education
A Broader History PhD, Inside Higher Ed
Association Aims to Widen the Playing Field for History PhDs, Associations Now
Social Science History 2: Electric Boogaloo, Digital Campus
After Administration, Chronicle of Higher Education
AHA Statement on Digital Dissertation Publication
Embargoes for Dissertations? Inside Higher Ed
Open-Access Movement Makes Inroads Beyond Science, Chronicle of Higher Education
Historical Association Promotes Policy to Protect PhDs, Associations Now
Embargo or Perish, Inside Higher Ed
Historians Seek a Delay in Posting Dissertations, New York Times
Embargoes Can Go Only So Far to Help New PhDs Get Published, Experts Say, Chronicle of Higher Education
Scholars' Dissertation (Letter to the Editor), New York Times
Harvard Criticizes Historians' Statement on Dissertation Embargoes, Inside Higher Ed
Another Push for Embargoes, Inside Higher Ed
American Historical Review
The Inevitable Climate Catastrophe, Chronicle of Higher Education
7 Ways to Make Your Next Conference Great, Associations Now
Saying 'Thank You', Inside Higher Ed
A Religious Legacy, With Its Leftward Tilt, Is Reconsidered, New York Times
Banish the Thought, New York Times
Digital-History Expert to Lead New Media Center, Chronicle of Higher Education
More Humanities PhDs, Inside Higher Ed
How We Reached This Point, Part 2, Chronicle of Higher Education
The Part-Time PhD Student, Chronicle of Higher Education.
Training Historians and the Dual Degree, Chronicle of Higher Education
'4 Years Is Enough' and Other Reforms, Chronicle of Higher Education
More Than One Possible Future, Chronicle of Higher Education
Disappointed, Not Surprised, Inside Higher Ed
Staying Relevant, Inside Higher Ed
Disrupting the Disruptors, Inside Higher Ed
Does History Matter?, Inside Higher Ed
Historians Criticize Mitch Daniels, Inside Higher Ed
The End of History? Inside Higher Ed
Humanities and/or Social Sciences
Making the Case for Liberal Arts, Inside Higher Ed
A New Humanities Report Card, Inside Higher Ed
Humanities Scholars Grapple With Their Pitch to the Public, Chronicle of Higher Education
The Humanities in Dubious Battle, Chronicle of Higher Education
Scholars as 'Foreign Agents', Inside Higher Ed
Educators Point to a 'Crisis of Mediocre Teaching', Chronicle of Higher Education
11 Problems Created by the Standardized Testing Obsession, Washington Post
Recommendations for Letters, Inside Higher Ed
New Scam Targets Scholars, Inside Higher Ed
An MLA History, Minus the Nostalgia, Chronicle of Higher Education
The New Academic Celebrity, Chronicle of Higher Education
Open Libraries and Open Syllabi, Digital Campus
Press Policy for the AHA Annual Meeting
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