Professional Life

  • Wrapping It Up

    AHA Activities

    Alex Lichtenstein | Apr 22, 2021

    The June issue of the American Historical Review features three History Unclassified essays, seven articles, and a cluster of reviews...
  • Letters of Recommendation and Open Records Legislation

    From the Professional Division

    Rita Chin | Apr 21, 2021

    Open records laws and the rapid dissemination of information through social media can shift the landscape of peer evaluation.
  • Terminal Does Not Mean Dead

    Features

    Lauren Braun-Strumfels and Tim Herbert | Apr 20, 2021

    Historians must focus on terminal MA degree holders as part of the larger work of professional development and advocacy.
  • Never One Person

    From the Executive Director

    James Grossman | Apr 19, 2021

    Collaborative writing, productive disagreements, and consensus building shape the final form of AHA statements.

Most Recent

  • Absence and Presence

    Jacqueline Jones | Apr 13, 2021

    Although historians have produced remarkable work while working remotely, AHA president Jacqueline Jones argues that it is dangerous to conclude...
  • The Business of Applied History

    Caroline Morris and Jack Fiorini | Apr 8, 2021

    The transition from academic to brand historian offered several intellectual and professional benefits to two historians at Heritage Werks.
  • Advocacy Briefs

    Gabriella Virginia Folsom | Mar 31, 2021

    As funding and resources are cut for historians across the country and world, the AHA continues to advocate for the needs of the discipline.
  • Remote Reflections

    Phillip Reid | Mar 25, 2021

    One independent scholar explains how he worked through the spring and summer with the sort of make-do ethos that has been necessary throughout his career.
  • How Can We Help?

    James Grossman | Mar 24, 2021

    Members of the AHA participate in a community of historians with a central purpose: advocating for one another and for our work as historians.
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