Professional Life

  • Feeling Like an Interloper, But Claiming Space Anyway


    Trishula Patel | Mar 4, 2021

    Minority graduate students in history programs often find themselves to be the "only one in the room."
  • Advocacy Briefs


    Gabriella Virginia Folsom | Feb 26, 2021

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the AHA remains committed to supporting historians and the study of history.
  • Slowing It Down

    AHA Activities

    Alex Lichtenstein | Feb 24, 2021

    The March issue of the AHR features the AHA presidential address, five full-length articles, two History Unclassified essays, reviews of video games...
  • The “Fun” in Fundraising

    From the President

    Jacqueline Jones | Feb 22, 2021

    Raising money for history programs can be rewarding, in several meanings of the word.

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  • Choose Your Professional Path

    Courtney E. Thompson | Feb 10, 2021

    A "Choose Your Path" assignment structure encourages graduate students to explore their professional interests while completing historical research.
  • A Paradox

    James Grossman | Feb 9, 2021

    A call to action for historians: show up without a special invitation.
  • Graduate School Is a Foreign Country

    Susan Ferber | Feb 4, 2021

    When she decided a history graduate program wasn't for her, Oxford University Press editor Susan Ferber took her love of...
  • Advocacy Briefs

    Gabriella Virginia Folsom | Jan 29, 2021

    During the uncertainty of a global pandemic, a tumultuous election cycle, and increasing scrutiny of historians and their efforts, the...
  • Ransacking Democracy

    AHA Staff | Jan 29, 2021

    On January 8, 2021, the AHA council approved this statement.

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