Employment & Careers
On "Every Historian Counts"
Philip Benedict | Dec 3, 2018To the editor:Speaking of surprise, as a longtime reader of Perspectives I was surprised when I read...
Townhouse Notes: Women Historians Speak from the AHA Archive
Allison Miller | Nov 1, 2018Unprocessed documents from the 1980s reveal feminist historians’ frustrations with sexism in the discipline.
Townhouse Notes: Reading the Rose Report in 2018
Allison Miller | Oct 1, 2018An AHA committee dropped a bombshell about discrimination against women in 1970. Can we still learn from it?
Results of the 2018 AHA Survey on Sexual Harassment
AHA Staff | Sep 27, 2018AHA president Mary Beth Norton and executive director James Grossman summarize the report’s findings.
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?
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.
Townhouse Notes: FAQs about Where Historians Work
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.