Graduate Education

  • Growing into Teaching Career Diversity for Historians

    Amanda Seligman | Jan 29, 2020

    One professor writes about her experience building a graduate course on Career Diversity that goes beyond cover letters and résumés.
  • How to Improve Your HGSA

    Alicia DeMaio | Jan 27, 2020

    A workshop at AHA20 helped HGSA officers think through how to retain institutional knowledge and improve their effectiveness.
  • Rethinking How We Train Historians

    Rita Chin | Jan 21, 2020

    One way of encouraging career diversity in graduate programs? Embedding it into your course offerings.
  • Beyond Content

    Samantha Stearns | Jan 17, 2020

    An eighth grade social studies teacher reflects on how pursuing a master's degree in history has reinvigorated her work in the classroom.
  • Interrogating the Archive

    MJ Maynes and Leslie Morris | Dec 9, 2019

    Faculty at the University of Minnesota incorporated university debates over institutional history into their international graduate course.
  • Revising Revisited

    James Grossman | Dec 2, 2019

    As the profession has changed, so must we change the words we use to describe it.
  • The Phone Call We All Dread

    Benjamin Linzy | Oct 24, 2019

    Family tragedies had Benjamin Linzy in crisis during graduate school. Fortunately, his professors and peers were able to help.
  • The Elephant in the Room

    Erin Leigh Inama, Sarah Stoller, and James Vernon | Oct 17, 2019

    Everyone knows depression and anxiety are endemic to graduate programs. Why can't we discuss them?
  • Are All Graduate Student Conferences Created Equal?

    Paul Braff | May 6, 2019

    They can be great tools for professionalization, but organizers should play to their own strengths.
  • Gains and Losses

    Olivia M. Hagedorn | Apr 30, 2019

    Conversations about pursuing nonacademic careers often center on what is lost. But what if we shift the focus on what is gained?

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