Gains and Losses
Olivia M. Hagedorn | Apr 30, 2019Conversations about pursuing nonacademic careers often center on what is lost. But what if we shift the focus on what is gained?
Digital Dissertations and the Changing Nature of Doctoral Work
Celeste Tường Vy Sharpe | Apr 23, 2019“Incorporating digital methods, presentation, and tools in an individual sustained research project is still largely uncharted territory. . .”
The Making of the Graduate Working Class
Jeff Schuhrke | Jan 29, 2019An AHA19 panel brought together graduate activists for a discussion on challenges to unionization in universities.
On "The Real Academic World"
Jeffrey P. Shepherd and Samuel Brunk | Sep 4, 2018To the editor:We write to comment on “The Real Academic World” (Perspectives, May 2018), which narra...
Hierarchy and Needs
James Grossman | Sep 1, 2018The age of the all-powerful Doktorvater is gone, but his influence still permeates our culture.
Searching for Jobs outside the Academy?
Christina Copland | Jul 30, 2018There’s no one, direct route to getting a nonacademic job.
Teaching Career Diversity through Informational Interviews
Purnima Dhavan | Jul 16, 2018Informational interviews form the core of Purnima Dhavan's graduate professionalization seminar.
Cultivating Mentoring Relationships in Grad School
Sarah Mellors | Jun 14, 2018Students have more agency than they realize when it comes to getting the mentoring they need in grad school.
Making Historians in the Archive
Christina Copland | May 14, 2018Archival research, which often requires visiting depositories around the globe, plays a major role in shaping our identity as historians....
The Geography of History PhDs
Dylan Ruediger | May 7, 2018With information from 161 history PhD programs, the AHA's Where Historians Work illustrates the national landscape of employment for history PhDs.