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?
The 2019 AHA Jobs Report
Dylan Ruediger | Jan 28, 2019The number of academic job listings changed little from last year. But that’s just scratching the surface.
Townhouse Notes: How Much Longer for the Graph of Doom?
From the Editor
Allison Miller | Mar 9, 2018Each year a double-line graph comparing the number of new history PhDs with advertised academic jobs appears in Perspectives' Jobs...
The AHA Jobs Report
Dylan Ruediger | Feb 26, 2018Each year, the AHA presents an article with information collated from our Career Center advertisements to represent the academic job market for histor...
Another Tough Year for the Academic Job Market in History
Dylan Ruediger | Nov 16, 2017Job ads in the AHA Career Center, the leading venue for job advertisements aimed at history PhDs, ha...
Thinking about Where Historians Work before Graduate School
Sadie Bergen | Aug 7, 2017Working at the American Historical Association for the past two years has made it impossible to shield myself from the...
Conflicting Signals in the Academic Job Market for History
Robert B. Townsend and Emily Swafford | Jan 9, 2017Each year the AHA, as the leading venue for job advertisements for history PhDs, reports data on the...
Where Do Historians Work? An Interactive Snapshot from new AHA Data
Elizabeth Elliot | Jan 9, 2017In 2013, the AHA published The Many Careers of History PhDs, a revelatory study on the employment pa...
Beyond "Roads Scholars": Perspectives from the AHA Committee on Non-Tenure- Track Faculty
Lynn Y. Weiner and Philip Suchma | Apr 12, 2016The AHA has wrestled with the issue of non-tenure-track faculty for over 20 years, producing several...