• When a Journal Is a Scam


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    I receive a certain kind of email mostly in the wee hours of the morning. Often, when I open my inbox, the first few are invitations from journals foc...
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    Emily Swafford and Dylan Ruediger | Jul 9, 2018

    We broke down employment trends by gender, field specialization, department, and more. You can too.
  • What is Trans History?


    Kritika Agarwal | May 1, 2018

    Twenty years ago, trans history was a marginal field of study. Today, it's vibrant and full of potential. But what...
  • The Real Academic World


    Nancy Aguirre, Cristóbal A. Borges, John Paul A. Nuño, and Jamie Starling | May 1, 2018

    Informal discussions with people you appreciate, trust, and value can lead to great insight. At the 2017 Organization of American Historians annual me...

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    João José Reis | Translation by Jack A. Draper III | Mar 9, 2018

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    Seth Denbo | Mar 9, 2018

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