Career Diversity for Historians
Feeling Your Way toward a Non-Faculty Job
Courtney Wiersema | Sep 13, 2018The hardest thing about a non-faculty job search may be the need to forge an identity separate from one’s academic self.
Townhouse Notes: FAQs about Where Historians Work
From the Editor
Allison Miller | Sep 4, 2018We’ve got answers to your questions about our careers database.
Hierarchy and Needs
From the Executive Director
James Grossman | Sep 1, 2018The age of the all-powerful Doktorvater is gone, but his influence still permeates our culture.
Trash to Treasure
Chelsea Denault | Aug 2, 2018An interest in the history of trash led this graduate student to a job in sustainability.
Searching for Jobs outside the Academy?
Christina Copland | Jul 30, 2018There’s no one, direct route to getting a nonacademic job.
Teaching Career Diversity through Informational Interviews
Purnima Dhavan | Jul 16, 2018Informational interviews form the core of Purnima Dhavan's graduate professionalization seminar.
Every Historian Counts
Emily Swafford and Dylan Ruediger | Jul 9, 2018We broke down employment trends by gender, field specialization, department, and more. You can too.
The Geography of History PhDs
Dylan Ruediger | May 7, 2018With information from 161 history PhD programs, the AHA's Where Historians Work illustrates the national landscape of employment for history PhDs.
Misha Appeltova, Zach Nacev, and Gregory Valdespino | May 3, 2018We stopped in front of a painting portraying a group of villagers by a river. “What do you see?” ask...