Beyond Content: How Historical Thinking Skills Can Transform Social Studies Education
January 17, 2020
An eighth grade social studies teacher reflects on how pursuing a master's degree in history has reinvigorated her work in the classroom.
AHA Member Spotlight: Marc S. Rodriguez
January 16, 2020
Marc S. Rodriguez is a professor and journal editor at Portland State University. He lives in Portland, Oregon, and has been a member since 1993.
History Enrollments Hold Steady as Department Efforts Intensify: Results of the 2019 AHA Enrollment Survey
January 15, 2020
The results of the AHA's annual enrollments survey reflect wider efforts to articulate the value of the humanities.
The Job of the Academic Market
January 14, 2020
How much time does the academic job market take for the applicant? One historian adds up the hours.
Townhouse Notes: New Year, Fresh Start
January 13, 2020
January 2020 marks a fresh start. It is a new year and a new decade. And at the AHA, it is a time of changes big and small. For the last year, these Townhouse Notes have been written outside the townh...
Research Access and Scholarly Equity
January 10, 2020
How can we help all historians get the access to research materials that they need?
Cultivating Community: Finding Your Place within the Historical Profession
December 31, 2019
Nurturing community is a big part of what the AHA does.
Going Where the Archives Lead: An Interview with New AHA President Mary Lindemann
December 30, 2019
Over her career, Mary Lindemann allowed the research to dictate the direction of her projects—resulting in a diverse set of topics across her books on early modern Germany.
Redistributing the Work of Public History: Documenting the Women’s Project in Arkansas
December 23, 2019
The Arkansas People's History Project is developing new models for engaging with and involving the community in public history.
Meet Your AHA20 Mocktail and Cocktail Contest Winners
December 20, 2019
AHA staff is excited to announce the winners of this year's Name that Mocktail and Cocktail! contest. Each year, historians submit names for signature mixed drinks to be served at the AHA annual meeti...