Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
A Farewell to the Model Minority Myth
Shuko Tamao | May 6, 2021In the wake of recent violence, historian Shuko Tamao reflects on how racism against Asian American and Pacific Islanders impacts students and faculty in academia.
Feeling Like an Interloper, But Claiming Space Anyway
Trishula Patel | Mar 4, 2021Minority graduate students in history programs often find themselves to be the "only one in the room."
Diversity Demands Struggle
David A. Varel | Jan 26, 2021Lawrence Reddick, an important figure in Black history during the mid-20th century, fought to center the work and perspectives of Black historians.
The Value of Representation
Sarah Fenton | Nov 16, 2020The AHA has completed a grant-funded project to investigate how to better serve historians at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Women Historians in Academia
Patricia Albjerg Graham | Nov 13, 2020Fifty years after the 1970 Rose Report, Patricia Albjerg Graham reflects on the need for the Committee on the Status...
Ashley E. Bowen | Sep 8, 2020Perspectives is making a new effort to represent the diversity of the historical discipline.
A More Inclusive Discipline
Seth Denbo | Mar 13, 2020Recent reports from the Royal Historical Society in the UK have led to increased efforts to make history departments more diverse and more welcoming.
Allison Miller | Nov 12, 2019Historians in higher education can't afford to lose anyone's interest. But how hard are we working to expand our appeal?
Archives and the Road to Accessibility
Angela Gallagher | Jul 15, 2019Much historical research requires visits to archives. An inclusive discipline will seek to expand accommodation of disabilities, for everyone's benefit.