Why Read Why Learn History
Elizabeth Elliott | Aug 20, 2018What’s the point of studying history if you can look up facts and figures on your smartphone?
Searching for Jobs outside the Academy?
Christina Copland | Jul 30, 2018There’s no one, direct route to getting a nonacademic job.
Teaching Career Diversity through Informational Interviews
Purnima Dhavan | Jul 16, 2018Informational interviews form the core of Purnima Dhavan's graduate professionalization seminar.
Every Historian Counts
Emily Swafford and Dylan Ruediger | Jul 9, 2018We broke down employment trends by gender, field specialization, department, and more. You can too.
History Education in Finland
Darcy R. Fryer | May 17, 2018Curious about how history education in Finland, Darcy R. Fryer, a history teacher from the Brearley School, visited some classes...
Making Historians in the Archive
Christina Copland | May 14, 2018Archival research, which often requires visiting depositories around the globe, plays a major role in shaping our identity as historians....
Reimagining the History Survey Course
Steven Mintz | Apr 23, 2018Faculty members at universities across the country are experimenting with new models for history survey courses and different approaches to...
Spring Cleaning Tip #1
Christina Copland | Apr 9, 2018Success in academia, writes Christina Copland, is often unrelated to the merits of one's scholarship. Yet, the meritocracy myth encourages graduate students to think otherwise.
History 101: What It Is and Why We Need It Now
Paulina L. Alberto and Farina Mir | Apr 2, 2018Several years ago, the history department at the University of Michigan—anticipating the effects of ...
Letter to a Prospective History Graduate Student
Christina Copland | Mar 5, 2018Christina Copland advises prospective history graduate students to think carefully about what they can do from day one to get...