Why Study History? Survey of History BAs Provides Some Real Answers
Sadie Bergen and Emily Swafford | Jan 9, 2017“Wondering What to Do with Your BA in History?” is one of the AHA’s most popular publications. The AHA Today post first appeared in 2010 and attracts ...
AHA Council Approves Dissertation Process Guidelines
Jane Fiegen Green | Dec 1, 2016In October, the AHA Council approved Guidelines for the Doctoral Dissertation Process, outlining the shared responsibilities of students and faculty i...
Survey Finds Fewer Students Enrolling in College History Courses
Julia Brookins | Sep 1, 2016Undergraduate teaching offers many historians their widest audiences, as well as some of the most direct opportunities to maintain the discipline’s pr...
The AP US History Wars: Is a Peace Process Possible?
Jonathan Burack | Dec 1, 2014The History Wars are back. At issue is the new framework for the Advanced Placement US history program. One recent skirmish pitted conservatives on th...
THEMAS Is WWRN: Why STEM Students Need an H
Peter A. Coclanis | Dec 1, 2014Should we be concerned that there’s no h in STEM? That history is missing out on the shift in studen...
Drilling Down into the Latest Undergraduate Data: History Bachelors Decline, but Several Upward Trends Persist
Allen Mikaelian | Nov 1, 2014The charts below are a new interactive online-only feature, and an experiment. We hope readers will ...
Discounted JPASS Access for AHA Members
AHA Staff | Jan 1, 2014The American Historical Association, in collaboration with JSTOR, is pleased to offer members a spec...
The Chronicle Launches the Adjunct Project
Jennifer Reut | Mar 1, 2013After years of reporting on the pay and working conditions of adjuncts, the Chronicle of Higher Educ...
National History Day: Judge for Yourself
Chris Hale | Sep 1, 2011National History Day is more than a day. It is an academic competition designed to teach students at...