Professional Life

  • Townhouse Notes: Meritocracy and the Job Application Arms Race

    From the Editor

    Allison Miller | Mar 11, 2019

    What’s behind the exceedingly onerous requirements for materials from academic job applicants?
  • Academic Activists

    Features

    Sasha Turner, Barbara Molony, and Sandra Trudgen Dawson | Mar 11, 2019

    The story of historians who came together in 1969 to press for greater inclusion of women in the AHA—and those who carry on their work.
  • Starting from Scratch

    From the President

    John R. McNeill | Mar 11, 2019

    If you’re asked to prepare a course on an unfamiliar subject, be honest with your students. And start cramming.
  • Plan S and the Humanities

    News

    Seth Denbo | Mar 11, 2019

    Plan S is pushing academic journal publishing to an open access model. But is that good for all scholarship?

Most Recent

  • Confronting the Paradox of Expertise

    David A. Gerber | Feb 25, 2019

    Can too much knowledge make you a worse teacher? Some historians feel this way.
  • Redefining Success

    Matt Villeneuve | Feb 20, 2019

    Career diversity is not about seeking alternatives to the professoriate; it’s about helping students find success in diverse careers.
  • Online Education 2.0

    Zoë Jackson | Feb 11, 2019

    Online courses are no longer a futurist fantasy or a harbinger of doom. But where are they going?
  • The Making of the Graduate Working Class

    Jeff Schuhrke | Jan 29, 2019

    An AHA19 panel brought together graduate activists for a discussion on challenges to unionization in universities.
  • The 2019 AHA Jobs Report

    Dylan Ruediger | Jan 28, 2019

    The number of academic job listings changed little from last year. But that’s just scratching the surface.
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