Teaching and Learning
“What Changed” in Social Studies Education
Samantha Stearns | Jul 30, 2019Experienced college professors often say that undergraduates' skills and knowledge base have declined over the years. Is that true?
Teaching with Food History
John Rosinbum | Jun 4, 2019Combining economic, cultural, and social histories in an engaging way, food history shines during year-end reviews.
Meet the 2019 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists
Allison Miller | May 29, 2019Follow along as three graduate students write about their scholarship, activism, and much more!
From the Editor
Allison Miller | May 20, 2019The news is not good for many small liberal arts colleges (SLACs). I’m not talking about the Williamses of the world, or the Swarthmores, or the Amher...
On the Recent Executive Order on “Free Inquiry” in Higher Education
James Grossman and Edward Liebow | May 20, 2019Trump’s recent EO is a textbook example of misdirection. Its insistence on “transparency and accountability” points to a pernicious agenda.
Teaching on the “Balkan Express”
Christina Koulouri | May 13, 2019History has the power to heal the wounds of war—but not without steep resistance from nationalists.
Are All Graduate Student Conferences Created Equal?
Paul Braff | May 6, 2019They can be great tools for professionalization, but organizers should play to their own strengths.
Gains and Losses
Olivia M. Hagedorn | Apr 30, 2019Conversations about pursuing nonacademic careers often center on what is lost. But what if we shift the focus on what is gained?
Learning Holocaust History in the 21st Century
Meirah Shedlo | Apr 29, 2019A project helps students use modern technology to incorporate Holocaust survivors’ testimony into the historical record.