Employment & Careers
On Tenure in Digital History
Letters to the Editor
Lauren Tilton | May 20, 2019To the Editor:Making a case for tenure in digital history or public history is a difficult path. Making a case for tenure in digital, public history m...
Grant of the Week: 2019 Delphi Award
Zoë Jackson | May 16, 2019The Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California is accepting applications for the 2019 Delphi Award until July 15.
Gains and Losses
Olivia M. Hagedorn | Apr 30, 2019Conversations about pursuing nonacademic careers often center on what is lost. But what if we shift the focus on what is gained?
The Purpose-Driven PhD
From the Executive Director
James Grossman and Emily Swafford | Apr 15, 2019Articulating the purpose of a PhD program is imperative for our discipline.
The Fate of the “AHA Interview”
John R. McNeill | Apr 15, 2019Should the AHA get out of the business of hosting job interviews altogether?
Getting Tenure with Digital History
LaDale Winling | Apr 8, 2019Scholars hired to do “nontraditional” history will be evaluated by traditional criteria.
Rachel Wheeler | Apr 2, 2019If we have thrown over exclusionary, nationalist myths, what can we offer in their place?
One Is a Lonely Demographic
Laurie Arnold | Mar 26, 2019An AHA19 panel discussed the unique professional demands faced by faculty of color.
Townhouse Notes: Meritocracy and the Job Application Arms Race
Allison Miller | Mar 11, 2019What’s behind the exceedingly onerous requirements for materials from academic job applicants?