From the President
Jargon in History Writing Shuts Out the Public
John R. McNeill | May 20, 2019Our society needs real history more than ever. We need to invite the curious, in true democratic fashion.
The Fate of the “AHA Interview”
John R. McNeill | Apr 15, 2019Should the AHA get out of the business of hosting job interviews altogether?
Starting from Scratch
John R. McNeill | Mar 11, 2019If you’re asked to prepare a course on an unfamiliar subject, be honest with your students. And start cramming.
The Load Out and the Exhibit Hall
John R. McNeill | Feb 4, 2019Look for AHA president John McNeill trawling publishers’ booths.
What I Wish I’d Known Then
John R. McNeill | Jan 11, 2019The fear of asking for help can hold you back.
A Resilient Woman
Mary Beth Norton | Nov 13, 2018Mary Beth Norton’s remarkable mother never had a chance to earn a PhD but still taught classics at the university level.
Assessing Women’s History from a Personal Angle
Mary Beth Norton | Oct 25, 2018A surprising document in the AHA archives prompts a look back.
How Did You Form Your Network?
Mary Beth Norton | Sep 14, 2018Academics depend on professional networks, but forming them can be a mysterious process.
How Did You Choose Your Field?
Mary Beth Norton | Aug 23, 2018The AHA president surveyed a variety of historians.
An Embarrassment of Witches
Mary Beth Norton | May 1, 2018WITCH HUNT!”That’s how President Donald Trump’s tweets tend to refer to the investigation led by Rob...