Equity & Diversity
Archives and the Road to Accessibility
Angela Gallagher | Jul 15, 2019Much historical research requires visits to archives. An inclusive discipline will seek to expand accommodation of disabilities, for everyone's benefit.
The Making of the Graduate Working Class
Jeff Schuhrke | Jan 29, 2019An AHA19 panel brought together graduate activists for a discussion on challenges to unionization in universities.
Many Thousands Failed
Andrew K. Koch | May 1, 2017Andrew K. Koch reveals troubling demographic trends in student outcomes from introductory US history courses.
The History Classroom in an Era of Crisis
David Pace | May 1, 2017This is not a time for business as usual. In a “post-truth” age of “alternative facts” and “fake news,” historians must ask fundamental questions abou...
Diversity and Segregation
Tyler Stovall | Mar 10, 2017As part of a 2013 AHA Roundtable in Perspectives about the Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. Univers...
Historians as Expert Witnesses
Kritika Agarwal | Feb 1, 2017Kritika Agarwal investigates historians' participation as expert witnesses in voting rights cases.
"What It Means to Be a Citizen" Student Veterans in History Classrooms
Eladio Bobadilla | Jan 9, 2017Since the passage of the Post-9/11 GI Bill in 2008, colleges and universities have seen a steady inc...
Letter of Support for National Monument to Reconstruction
James Grossman | Jan 9, 2017Events and people from the Beaufort, South Carolina, area reflect the era’s most important issues: l...
History and Belonging: First-Generation Latino/a Students and the Discipline’s Future
Yovanna Pineda | Dec 1, 2016As readers of Perspectives on History know, the declining number of history majors has led to a gene...