Teach Your Family: A Pandemic Assessment That’s Here to Stay
Rachel Mesch, Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall, and Annette Joseph-Gabriel | Oct 14, 2021
A pandemic-inspired twist on class presentations, Teach Your Family asks students to think not only about conveying information but also about the different means by which to do so.
Playing with the Past: Teaching Slavery with Board Games
Patrick Rael | Oct 13, 2021
Board games encourage history students to imagine changing historical outcomes and discuss counterfactuality and contingency, while covering the entire range of Bloom's taxonomy of learning.
Common Schooling and the Common Good: A Historian’s View of the Public School System
From the President
Jacqueline Jones | Oct 12, 2021
Public schools are an essential part of American society, with a long history.
A Winding Road to Finding My Niche: Putting a PhD to Work in Local News
Emily Joan Elliott | Oct 7, 2021
Trying a number of different jobs helped Emily Joan Elliott find the right career after she finished her PhD in 2019.
Grant of the Week: Binational Visiting Fellow Tandem Program in the History of Migration at GHI PRO
Alana Venable | Oct 15, 2021
The German Historical Institute invites applications for a Binational Visiting Fellow Tandem Program in the History of Migration.
AHA Member Spotlight: G. Jasper Conner
Matthew Keough | Oct 8, 2021
G. Jasper Conner is a PhD candidate at the College of William & Mary. He lives in Richmond, Virginia, and has been a member since March 2021.
From PhD to Policy
Brandon Kirk Williams | Oct 6, 2021
How do you get from a history PhD to a postdoc in cybersecurity? Brandon Kirk Williams shares his path.
Crisis and Opportunity
James Grossman and Dana Schaffer | Oct 5, 2021
A recently awarded NEH grant will enable the AHA to support dozens of small history-related organizations.
Ashley E. Bowen | Oct 4, 2021
Navigating a career transition, even a desired move into a new field, can be distressing and isolating.