Professional Life

  • On Tenure in Digital History

    Letters to the Editor

    Lauren Tilton | May 20, 2019

    To the Editor:Making a case for tenure in digital history or public history is a difficult path. Making a case for tenure in digital, public history m...
  • Jargon in History Writing Shuts Out the Public

    From the President

    John R. McNeill | May 20, 2019

    Our society needs real history more than ever. We need to invite the curious, in true democratic fashion.
  • Grant of the Week: 2019 Delphi Award

    Perspectives Daily

    Zoë Jackson | May 16, 2019

    The Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California is accepting applications for the 2019 Delphi Award until July 15.
  • Are All Graduate Student Conferences Created Equal?


    Paul Braff | May 6, 2019

    They can be great tools for professionalization, but organizers should play to their own strengths.

Most Recent

  • Gains and Losses

    Olivia M. Hagedorn | Apr 30, 2019

    Conversations about pursuing nonacademic careers often center on what is lost. But what if we shift the focus on what is gained?
  • Advocacy Briefs

    Devon Reich | Apr 15, 2019

    Since February, the Association has urged attention and action on a number of issues affecting historians.
  • The Purpose-Driven PhD

    James Grossman and Emily Swafford | Apr 15, 2019

    Articulating the purpose of a PhD program is imperative for our discipline.
  • The Fate of the “AHA Interview”

    John R. McNeill | Apr 15, 2019

    Should the AHA get out of the business of hosting job interviews altogether?
  • Getting Tenure with Digital History

    LaDale Winling | Apr 8, 2019

    Scholars hired to do “nontraditional” history will be evaluated by traditional criteria.

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