Teaching and Learning
On "The Real Academic World"
Letters to the Editor
Jeffrey P. Shepherd and Samuel Brunk | Sep 4, 2018To the editor:We write to comment on “The Real Academic World” (Perspectives, May 2018), which narrates the early career challenges of four recent doc...
Clifford Adelman (1942–2018)
Daniel J. McInerney | Sep 4, 2018Clifford Adelman, a leading researcher on the conditions of US and global higher education, died on May 3, 2018, at the age of 75.
Hierarchy and Needs
From the Executive Director
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?
Decolonizing the US History Survey
John Rosinbum | Aug 16, 2018Digital history can help teachers integrate native voices and experiences in their classrooms.
Searching for Jobs outside the Academy?
Christina Copland | Jul 30, 2018There’s no one, direct route to getting a nonacademic job.
Have We Lost Faith in Public Education?
Johann N. Neem | Jul 26, 2018In light of the proposed merger of the Departments of Education and Labor, we should look to history for values to uphold.
Teaching Career Diversity through Informational Interviews
Purnima Dhavan | Jul 16, 2018Informational interviews form the core of Purnima Dhavan's graduate professionalization seminar.
Andrew H. Lee | Jul 5, 2018Even when students know little about history, the "beautiful game" can inspire deep inquiry about the past.