Teaching Career Diversity through Informational Interviews
July 16, 2018
Informational interviews form the core of Purnima Dhavan's graduate professionalization seminar.
Fishing for Loan Sharks: Small-Sum Lending Reform over Time
July 12, 2018
Policymakers have been trying to reel in loan sharks for over a century.
Grant of the Week: 2018 Snell Prize in European History
July 11, 2018
The European History Section of the Southern Historical Association is accepting submissions for the 2018 Snell Prize in European History until August 1.
AHA Member Spotlight: Daniel Brückenhaus
July 10, 2018
Daniel Brückenhaus is an assistant professor of history at Beloit College.
Every Historian Counts: A New AHA Database Analyzes Careers for PhDs
July 9, 2018
We broke down employment trends by gender, field specialization, department, and more. You can too.
Grant of the Week: Radcliffe Institute Fellowships 2019-2020
July 6, 2018
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is accepting applications for its 2019-20 fellowship program.
From the Nation’s Capital, on the Fifth of July
July 5, 2018
This year’s celebration of Independence Day felt more jingoist than patriotic.
Classroom Goals: Teaching Historical Thinking through Soccer
July 5, 2018
Even when students know little about history, the "beautiful game" can inspire deep inquiry about the past.
AHA Member Spotlight: Mitra Sharafi
July 3, 2018
Mitra Sharafi is a professor of law and legal studies, with a history affiliation, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Why I Am a Historian: A Response to Mary Beth Norton
July 2, 2018
Confronting ignorance and racism pushed me into my career.