Starting from Scratch
John R. McNeill | Mar 11, 2019If you’re asked to prepare a course on an unfamiliar subject, be honest with your students. And start cramming.
Plan S and the Humanities
Seth Denbo | Mar 11, 2019Plan S is pushing academic journal publishing to an open access model. But is that good for all scholarship?
Confronting the Paradox of Expertise
David A. Gerber | Feb 25, 2019Can too much knowledge make you a worse teacher? Some historians feel this way.
Matt Villeneuve | Feb 20, 2019Career 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, 2019Online 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, 2019An AHA19 panel brought together graduate activists for a discussion on challenges to unionization in universities.
The 2019 AHA Jobs Report
Dylan Ruediger | Jan 28, 2019The number of academic job listings changed little from last year. But that’s just scratching the surface.
On the October 2018 Townhouse Notes
Patricia Albjerg Graham | Jan 11, 2019To the editor:I was both surprised and pleased to see “Townhouse Notes: Reading the Rose Report in 2...
What I Wish I’d Known Then
John R. McNeill | Jan 11, 2019The fear of asking for help can hold you back.
The Way Forward on Graduate Advising
Amanda Bosworth | Jan 5, 2019Faculty-centered advising is often more concerned with legacy-building than on training students. Change is needed.