Teaching and Learning
Terminal Does Not Mean Dead
Lauren Braun-Strumfels and Tim Herbert | Apr 20, 2021Historians 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, 2021Although 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, 2021After 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
Trishula Patel | Mar 4, 2021Minority graduate students in history programs often find themselves to be the "only one in the room."
Teaching South African Stories Online
Jacob Ivey | Mar 2, 2021Well-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, 2021Students 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, 2021Although 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, 2021A "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, 2021When she decided a history graduate program wasn't for her, Oxford University Press editor Susan Ferber took her love of...