Townhouse Notes: Feeling Good as Hell with a PhD
Allison Miller | May 1, 2018Many new PhDs skip commencement. But as a ritual, writes Allison Miller, editor of Perspectives, it matters.
The Real Academic World
Nancy Aguirre, Cristóbal A. Borges, John Paul A. Nuño, and Jamie Starling | May 1, 2018Informal discussions with people you appreciate, trust, and value can lead to great insight. At the ...
The Gallery and the Gridiron
Matthew Reeves | Apr 16, 2018An internship with an NFL club showed Matthew Reeves that his doctoral training in history has equipped him with a...
Spring Cleaning Tip #1
Christina Copland | Apr 9, 2018Success in academia, writes Christina Copland, is often unrelated to the merits of one's scholarship. Yet, the meritocracy myth encourages graduate students to think otherwise.
On the December 2017 Townhouse Notes and Writing
Caroline Bynum | Mar 9, 2018To the editor:Thank you for your thoughtful piece on copyediting and writing (“Townhouse Notes: Writ...
On the December 2017 Townhouse Notes and Grad School
Ty Geltmaker | Mar 9, 2018To the editor:“Writing, Copyediting, and Your First Book” reminded me of a bizarre grad school incid...
Letter to a Prospective History Graduate Student
Christina Copland | Mar 5, 2018Christina Copland advises prospective history graduate students to think carefully about what they can do from day one to get...
History's Future: What the AHA Might Do for Emerging Scholars
Anita Casavantes Bradford | Feb 16, 2018In its mission to advocate on behalf of the individuals, activities, and interests that make up the ...
Focus on Faculty: Next Steps in the AHA Career Diversity for Historians Initiative
Emily Swafford | Feb 16, 2018What is the value and purpose of the history PhD—to the departments that grant it, to the graduate s...
Enrollment Declines Continue
Julia Brookins | Feb 12, 2018In 2017, the AHA conducted a second broad survey of enrollment in history courses (see “Survey Finds...