Employment & Careers
Letters of Recommendation and Open Records Legislation
From the Professional Division
Rita Chin | Apr 21, 2021Open records laws and the rapid dissemination of information through social media can shift the landscape of peer evaluation.
The Business of Applied History
Caroline Morris and Jack Fiorini | Apr 8, 2021The transition from academic to brand historian offered several intellectual and professional benefits to two historians at Heritage Werks.
Choose Your Professional Path
Courtney E. Thompson | Feb 10, 2021A "Choose Your Path" assignment structure encourages graduate students to explore their professional interests while completing historical research.
The 2021 AHA Jobs Report
Dylan Ruediger | Jan 20, 2021The higher education faculty job market for historians grew a modest 0.9 percent in 2019–20, fueled by a 7 percent rise in tenure-track positions.
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...
Daniela Sheinin | Nov 5, 2020The University of Michigan's grad students are sharing their research on a new public platform: a podcast.
The Purpose of a History PhD
AHA Career Diversity Fellows | Aug 14, 2020In the sixth of a six-part series, the Career Diversity fellows reflect on how two years of department-focused work has...
Alumni Involvement in Graduate Education
Leah Burnham, Tyler Krahe, Ramya Swayamprakash, and Matthew Villeneuve | Aug 7, 2020In the fifth of a six-part series on Career Diversity, fellows discuss how they have built closer ties to department alumni.
Internships for Graduate Students
Allison Faber, Trishula Patel, and Hope Shannon | Jul 31, 2020In the fourth of a six-part series on Career Diversity, fellows discuss how graduate internship programs help students shape their paths through graduate school.