Gains and Losses
Olivia M. Hagedorn | Apr 30, 2019Conversations about pursuing nonacademic careers often center on what is lost. But what if we shift the focus on what is gained?
Devon Reich | Apr 15, 2019Since 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, 2019Articulating the purpose of a PhD program is imperative for our discipline.
The Fate of the “AHA Interview”
John R. McNeill | Apr 15, 2019Should the AHA get out of the business of hosting job interviews altogether?
Getting Tenure with Digital History
LaDale Winling | Apr 8, 2019Scholars hired to do “nontraditional” history will be evaluated by traditional criteria.
Rachel Wheeler | Apr 2, 2019If we have thrown over exclusionary, nationalist myths, what can we offer in their place?
One Is a Lonely Demographic
Laurie Arnold | Mar 26, 2019An AHA19 panel discussed the unique professional demands faced by faculty of color.
Townhouse Notes: Meritocracy and the Job Application Arms Race
Allison Miller | Mar 11, 2019What’s behind the exceedingly onerous requirements for materials from academic job applicants?
Sasha Turner, Barbara Molony, and Sandra Trudgen Dawson | Mar 11, 2019The 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
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.