Teaching and Learning

  • Terminal Does Not Mean Dead

    Features

    Lauren Braun-Strumfels and Tim Herbert | Apr 20, 2021

    Historians must focus on terminal MA degree holders as part of the larger work of professional development and advocacy.
  • Absence and Presence

    From the President

    Jacqueline Jones | Apr 13, 2021

    Although historians have produced remarkable work while working remotely, AHA president Jacqueline Jones argues that it is dangerous to conclude...
  • We Are Only Human

    From the President

    Jacqueline Jones | Mar 18, 2021

    After an unexpectedly emotional response to her subject, Jacqueline Jones reflected on the place of emotion in the history classroom.
  • Feeling Like an Interloper, But Claiming Space Anyway

    Features

    Trishula Patel | Mar 4, 2021

    Minority graduate students in history programs often find themselves to be the "only one in the room."

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  • Teaching South African Stories Online

    Jacob Ivey | Mar 2, 2021

    Well-managed digital archives provide students with a focused set of research materials that help build a foundational point of historical inquiry.
  • Writing Histories of Witchcraft in a Pandemic

    Richard Tomczak | Mar 1, 2021

    Students at Stony Brook University used a digital humanities project about times of crisis to connect their work on the...
  • Has the Decline in History Majors Hit Bottom?

    Robert B. Townsend | Feb 23, 2021

    Although the total number of students earning BAs in history continues to decline, data from 2018-19 reveal that a slightly...
  • Choose Your Professional Path

    Courtney E. Thompson | Feb 10, 2021

    A "Choose Your Path" assignment structure encourages graduate students to explore their professional interests while completing historical research.
  • Graduate School Is a Foreign Country

    Susan Ferber | Feb 4, 2021

    When she decided a history graduate program wasn't for her, Oxford University Press editor Susan Ferber took her love of...
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