Employment & Careers

  • Exploring Systemic Racism and the AHA

    Annual Meeting

    Angela D. Dillard and Katherine L. French | Nov 23, 2021

    During a client-based research seminar, graduate students researched the history of the AHA's leadership, annual meetings, and legitimation of scholarship.
  • A Winding Road to Finding My Niche

    Career Paths

    Emily Joan Elliott | Oct 7, 2021

    Trying a number of different jobs helped Emily Joan Elliott find the right career after she finished her PhD in 2019.
  • From PhD to Policy

    Perspectives Daily

    Brandon Kirk Williams | Oct 6, 2021

    How do you get from a history PhD to a postdoc in cybersecurity? Brandon Kirk Williams shares his path.
  • Townhouse Notes

    From the Editor

    Ashley E. Bowen | Oct 4, 2021

    Navigating a career transition, even a desired move into a new field, can be distressing and isolating.

Most Recent

  • Letters of Recommendation and Open Records Legislation

    Rita Chin | Apr 21, 2021

    Open 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, 2021

    The 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, 2021

    A "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, 2021

    The 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, 2020

    Fifty years after the 1970 Rose Report, Patricia Albjerg Graham reflects on the need for the Committee on the Status...
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