Employment & Careers

  • Every Historian Counts


    Emily Swafford and Dylan Ruediger | Jul 9, 2018

    We broke down employment trends by gender, field specialization, department, and more. You can too.
  • Why I Am a Historian


    Lillian Guerra | Jul 2, 2018

    Confronting ignorance and racism pushed me into my career.
  • A Career in Corporate Finance

    AHA Today

    Clifford Manko | May 24, 2018

    Cliff Manko credits his BA in history and his passion for the subject with preparing him for a job in...
  • The Geography of History PhDs

    AHA Today

    Dylan Ruediger | May 7, 2018

    With information from 161 history PhD programs, the AHA's Where Historians Work illustrates the national landscape of employment for history PhDs.

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  • Broadening Horizons

    Misha Appeltova, Zach Nacev, and Gregory Valdespino | May 3, 2018

    We stopped in front of a painting portraying a group of villagers by a river. “What do you see?” ask...
  • The Real Academic World

    Nancy Aguirre, Cristóbal A. Borges, John Paul A. Nuño, and Jamie Starling | May 1, 2018

    Informal discussions with people you appreciate, trust, and value can lead to great insight. At the ...
  • The Gallery and the Gridiron

    Matthew Reeves | Apr 16, 2018

    An internship with an NFL club showed Matthew Reeves that his doctoral training in history has equipped him with a...
  • Townhouse Notes: Confident Writing and Expertise

    Allison Miller | Apr 2, 2018

    Confident historical writing often comes from faith in your own expertise.
  • Why Are You a Historian?

    Mary Beth Norton | Apr 2, 2018

    Lately I’ve been thinking about the shape and future of the historical profession, especially in lig...

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