Employment & Careers
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.
The 2019 AHA Jobs Report
Dylan Ruediger | Jan 28, 2019The number of academic job listings changed little from last year. But that’s just scratching the surface.
On the October 2018 Townhouse Notes
Patricia Albjerg Graham | Jan 11, 2019To the editor:I was both surprised and pleased to see “Townhouse Notes: Reading the Rose Report in 2...
What I Wish I’d Known Then
John R. McNeill | Jan 11, 2019The fear of asking for help can hold you back.
The Way Forward on Graduate Advising
Amanda Bosworth | Jan 5, 2019Faculty-centered advising is often more concerned with legacy-building than on training students. Change is needed.
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?