Graduate Education

  • Remote Reflections

    Perspectives Daily

    Claire C. Arnold | May 4, 2021

    Researching the communication strategies of 19th-century British migrants helped one graduate student make sense of her experience during COVID.
  • Terminal Does Not Mean Dead

    Features

    Lauren Braun-Strumfels and Tim Herbert | Apr 20, 2021

    Historians must focus on terminal MA degree holders as part of the larger work of professional development and advocacy.
  • Feeling Like an Interloper, But Claiming Space Anyway

    Features

    Trishula Patel | Mar 4, 2021

    Minority graduate students in history programs often find themselves to be the "only one in the room."
  • Choose Your Professional Path

    Features

    Courtney E. Thompson | Feb 10, 2021

    A "Choose Your Path" assignment structure encourages graduate students to explore their professional interests while completing historical research.

Most Recent

  • Graduate School Is a Foreign Country

    Susan Ferber | Feb 4, 2021

    When she decided a history graduate program wasn't for her, Oxford University Press editor Susan Ferber took her love of...
  • Remote Reflections

    Tiana Wilson | Feb 2, 2021

    History graduate students working on dissertations during a pandemic must prioritize flexibility, creativity, and collectivity.
  • Reconciling Professional Rifts

    Beth DeBold | Jan 21, 2021

    Historians are rightly quick to note the transferability of a professional historian's skill set, but as with all things, there are limits.
  • Pressing Pause

    Laura Ansley | Dec 14, 2020

    History graduate programs had to make quick decisions this fall about whether to proceed with admitting students in 2021.
  • Reverb Effect

    Daniela Sheinin | Nov 5, 2020

    The University of Michigan's grad students are sharing their research on a new public platform: a podcast.
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