Professional Life

  • Exploring Systemic Racism and the AHA

    Annual Meeting

    Angela D. Dillard and Katherine L. French | Nov 23, 2021

    During a client-based research seminar, graduate students researched the history of the AHA's leadership, annual meetings, and legitimation of scholarship.
  • Another Digital Revolution

    From the President

    Jacqueline Jones | Nov 9, 2021

    The generous support of librarians and archivists and a wealth of digitized materials helped Jacqueline Jones finish a book project during the pandemic.
  • Turning Sentiments into Action

    Perspectives Daily

    Brian M. McGowan | Nov 2, 2021

    One white faculty member at an HBCU has observed how other white historians and historical organizations dismiss these institutions. 
  • Essential Networks

    Perspectives Daily

    Shawna Williams | Oct 25, 2021

    Professional networks proved invaluable to one adjunct as she worked to secure additional courses, transition between institutions, and eventually find a full-time position.

Most Recent

  • Abstract of the Presidential Address at the 2022 Annual Meeting

    Jacqueline Jones | Oct 20, 2021

    The presidential address will take place on Friday, January 7, 2022, at the 2022 AHA annual meeting.
  • #HATM

    Alexandra F. Levy | Oct 19, 2021

    Historians at the Movies, a social media watch party, has connected historians every Sunday night since 2018.
  • A Winding Road to Finding My Niche

    Emily Joan Elliott | Oct 7, 2021

    Trying a number of different jobs helped Emily Joan Elliott find the right career after she finished her PhD in 2019.
  • From PhD to Policy

    Brandon Kirk Williams | Oct 6, 2021

    How do you get from a history PhD to a postdoc in cybersecurity? Brandon Kirk Williams shares his path.
  • Townhouse Notes

    Ashley E. Bowen | Oct 4, 2021

    Navigating a career transition, even a desired move into a new field, can be distressing and isolating.

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