Employment & Careers
Departmental Service with a Smile . . . Maybe!
Kevin Boyle | Sep 20, 2018History department chairs face issues specific to the discipline. The AHA can help.
How Did You Form Your Network?
From the President
Mary Beth Norton | Sep 14, 2018Academics depend on professional networks, but forming them can be a mysterious process.
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.
From the Editor
Allison Miller | Sep 4, 2018We’ve got answers to your questions about our careers database.
The Business of Publishing Concerns Us All
Michael J. McGandy | Sep 4, 2018Scholarly communication is nothing without university presses. Is there room for a broader conversation about that at the annual meeting?
Letters of Rec
Suzanne Marchand | Sep 4, 2018Writing (and reading) these formulaic commendations is a task with few rewards.
Hierarchy and Needs
James Grossman | Sep 1, 2018The age of the all-powerful Doktorvater is gone, but his influence still permeates our culture.
Becky Nicolaides | Aug 6, 2018How can historians turn out first-rate scholarship without access to commercial databases or university libraries?
Trash to Treasure
Chelsea Denault | Aug 2, 2018An interest in the history of trash led this graduate student to a job in sustainability.