Employment & Careers

  • Getting Tenure with Digital History

    LaDale Winling | Apr 8, 2019

    Scholars hired to do “nontraditional” history will be evaluated by traditional criteria.
  • Un/Becoming America

    Rachel Wheeler | Apr 2, 2019

    If we have thrown over exclusionary, nationalist myths, what can we offer in their place?
  • One Is a Lonely Demographic

    Laurie Arnold | Mar 26, 2019

    An 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, 2019

    What’s behind the exceedingly onerous requirements for materials from academic job applicants?
  • Academic Activists

    Sasha Turner, Barbara Molony, and Sandra Trudgen Dawson | Mar 11, 2019

    The 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.
  • Redefining Success

    Matt Villeneuve | Feb 20, 2019

    Career 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, 2019

    The 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, 2019

    To 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, 2019

    The fear of asking for help can hold you back.
  • The Way Forward on Graduate Advising

    Amanda Bosworth | Jan 5, 2019

    Faculty-centered advising is often more concerned with legacy-building than on training students. Change is needed.
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