Townhouse Notes: Meritocracy and the Job Application Arms Race
From the Editor
Allison Miller | Mar 11, 2019What’s behind the exceedingly onerous requirements for materials from academic job applicants?
Townhouse Notes: Nothing Personal
From the Editor
Allison Miller | Feb 16, 2018The most liberating thing anyone ever said to me was “Not everyone is going to like you, and that’s OK.” I wish I could recall the context. I might ha...
Guidelines for the Hiring Process (updated 2019)
| Jan 5, 2017In an effort to better serve members of the AHA, and to promote the highest standards of professional conduct in...
Charm School, from Application to Interview to Campus Visit
From the President
Vicki L. Ruiz | Oct 1, 2015As leaves begin to turn their autumn hues, aspiring professors and their mentors turn their thoughts to the academic job market. How can you best repr...
Report of the 2014 AHA Nominating Committee
Dane Kennedy | Jan 1, 2015On behalf of the Nominating Committee, I am pleased to report the results of the 2014 election for A...
2015 Nominating Committee Reiterates Call for Nominations
AHA Staff | Jan 1, 2015Dear AHA Members,The Nominating Committee will meet in February to recommend two candidates for each...
The Ethical Historian: Notes and Queries on Professional Conduct
AHA Professional Division | May 1, 2014The Ethical Historian features the Professional Division’s reactions to the ethical and professional...
On “AHA Job Ads and AAUP Censure”
Raymond J. Jirran | May 1, 2013Editor's Note: Perspectives on History welcomes letters to the editor on issues discussed in its pag...
The PhD Gap: Worrisome Trends in the Hiring of Junior Faculty
Robert B. Townsend | Sep 19, 2012In response to a question from Stacy Patton for her Chronicle of Higher Education article, “Stale PhDs Need Not Apply,”...