Teaching and Learning
A Farewell to the Model Minority Myth
Shuko Tamao | May 6, 2021In the wake of recent violence, historian Shuko Tamao reflects on how racism against Asian American and Pacific Islanders impacts students and faculty in academia.
Claire C. Arnold | May 4, 2021Researching the communication strategies of 19th-century British migrants helped one graduate student make sense of her experience during COVID.
AHA Member Spotlight: Kent A. McConnell
Matthew Keough | Apr 30, 2021Kent A. McConnell is the History Department chair at Phillips Exeter Academy. He lives in Durham, New Hampshire, and has been a member since 2000.
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
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
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...