Policy Briefings in the History Classroom
Dane Kennedy | Dec 17, 2018An assignment in a course on Victorian Britain helped students understand the relevance of history to their lives.
The History BA since the Great Recession
Benjamin M. Schmidt | Nov 26, 2018The long-term patterns revealed by the most recent data might point the way forward.
To Chart a Course
Lisa Gilbert | Oct 1, 2018A group of eighth graders learns how debates about the past pop up unexpectedly in their everyday lives.
Departmental Service with a Smile . . . Maybe!
Kevin Boyle | Sep 20, 2018History department chairs face issues specific to the discipline. The AHA can help.
Letters of Rec
Suzanne Marchand | Sep 4, 2018Writing (and reading) these formulaic commendations is a task with few rewards.
Townhouse Notes: FAQs about Where Historians Work
Allison Miller | Sep 4, 2018We’ve got answers to your questions about our careers database.
Hierarchy and Needs
James Grossman | Sep 1, 2018The age of the all-powerful Doktorvater is gone, but his influence still permeates our culture.
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.