Professional Life

  • Why Read Why Learn History

    Elizabeth Elliott | Aug 20, 2018

    What’s the point of studying history if you can look up facts and figures on your smartphone?
  • Locked Out

    Becky Nicolaides | Aug 6, 2018

    How can historians turn out first-rate scholarship without access to commercial databases or university libraries?
  • Trash to Treasure

    Chelsea Denault | Aug 2, 2018

    An interest in the history of trash led this graduate student to a job in sustainability. 
  • Searching for Jobs outside the Academy?

    Christina Copland | Jul 30, 2018

    There’s no one, direct route to getting a nonacademic job.
  • 2018 AHA Election Results

    Compiled by Liz Townsend | Jul 25, 2018

    The AHA is pleased to announce results of the 2018 balloting for officers and committee members.
  • Teaching Career Diversity through Informational Interviews

    Purnima Dhavan | Jul 16, 2018

    Informational interviews form the core of Purnima Dhavan's graduate professionalization seminar.
  • Every Historian Counts

    Emily Swafford and Dylan Ruediger | Jul 9, 2018

    We broke down employment trends by gender, field specialization, department, and more. You can too.
  • Why I Am a Historian

    Lillian Guerra | Jul 2, 2018

    Confronting ignorance and racism pushed me into my career.
  • A Career in Corporate Finance

    Clifford Manko | May 24, 2018

    Cliff Manko credits his BA in history and his passion for the subject with preparing him for a job in...
  • History Education in Finland

    Darcy R. Fryer | May 17, 2018

    Curious about how history education in Finland, Darcy R. Fryer, a history teacher from the Brearley School, visited some classes...
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