Growing into Teaching Career Diversity for Historians
Amanda Seligman | Jan 29, 2020One 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, 2020A 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, 2020One way of encouraging career diversity in graduate programs? Embedding it into your course offerings.
Samantha Stearns | Jan 17, 2020An 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, 2019Faculty at the University of Minnesota incorporated university debates over institutional history into their international graduate course.
James Grossman | Dec 2, 2019As 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, 2019Family 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, 2019Everyone 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, 2019They can be great tools for professionalization, but organizers should play to their own strengths.
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?