Every Historian Counts: A New AHA Database Analyzes Careers for PhDs
Emily Swafford and Dylan Ruediger | Jul 9, 2018
We broke down employment trends by gender, field specialization, department, and more. You can too.
Storming through Research: Historical Production in Post-María Puerto Rico
Aura S. Jirau | Jul 19, 2018
Hurricane María left no part of Puerto Rico untouched. How did it impact historians?
Teaching Career Diversity through Informational Interviews
Purnima Dhavan | Jul 16, 2018
Informational interviews form the core of Purnima Dhavan's graduate professionalization seminar.
Fishing for Loan Sharks: Small-Sum Lending Reform over Time
From the National History Center, Perspectives Daily
Anne Fleming | Jul 12, 2018
Policymakers have been trying to reel in loan sharks for over a century.
Rules of Trade
Dane Kennedy | Jul 20, 2018
President Trump calls international trade rules “unfair” to the United States. Do historians agree?
Grant of the Week: Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowships 2019–2020
Zoë Jackson | Jul 18, 2018
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is accepting applications for its 2019–20 fellowship competition.
AHA Member Spotlight: Beth Linker
Matthew Keough | Jul 17, 2018
Beth Linker is associate professor in the History and Sociology of Science Department at the University of Pennsylvania.
Grant of the Week: 2018 Snell Prize in European History
Zoë Jackson | Jul 11, 2018
The European History Section of the Southern Historical Association is accepting submissions for the 2018 Snell Prize in European History until August 1.
Why I Am a Historian
Lillian Guerra | Jul 2, 2018
Confronting ignorance and racism pushed me into my career.