Employment & Careers
Grant of the Week: Kluge Fellowships
Elyse Martin | May 16, 2019Apply for the John W. Kluge Center's 12 fellowships before July 15, 2019.
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
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?
Sasha Turner, Barbara Molony, and Sandra Trudgen Dawson | Mar 11, 2019The story of historians who came together in 1969 to press for greater inclusion of women in the AHA—and those who carry on their work.
Matt Villeneuve | Feb 20, 2019Career diversity is not about seeking alternatives to the professoriate; it’s about helping students find success in diverse careers.