Teaching and Learning

  • Class Warfare

    Matt Drwenski and Dave Eaton | Jun 15, 2018

    The decision to change the AP World History course to start after 1450 CE has been met with strong resistance from students, teachers, and academics.
  • Cultivating Mentoring Relationships in Grad School

    Sarah Mellors | Jun 14, 2018

    Students have more agency than they realize when it comes to getting the mentoring they need in grad school.
  • Digging through the Hillary Clinton Email Archive

    Max Kemman | Jun 7, 2018

    Students in Max Kemman's digital history course use Voyant Tools to analyze the Hillary Clinton Email Archive.
  • History Education in Finland

    Darcy R. Fryer | May 17, 2018

    Curious about how history education in Finland, Darcy R. Fryer, a history teacher from the Brearley School, visited some classes...
  • Making Historians in the Archive

    Christina Copland | May 14, 2018

    Archival research, which often requires visiting depositories around the globe, plays a major role in shaping our identity as historians....
  • The Geography of History PhDs

    Dylan Ruediger | May 7, 2018

    With information from 161 history PhD programs, the AHA's Where Historians Work illustrates the national landscape of employment for history PhDs.
  • Townhouse Notes: Feeling Good as Hell with a PhD

    Allison Miller | May 1, 2018

    Many new PhDs skip commencement. But as a ritual, writes Allison Miller, editor of Perspectives, it matters.
  • The Real Academic World

    Nancy Aguirre, Cristóbal A. Borges, John Paul A. Nuño, and Jamie Starling | May 1, 2018

    Informal discussions with people you appreciate, trust, and value can lead to great insight. At the ...
  • Community Values

    Jenny Barker-Devine | May 1, 2018

    Civic engagement isn't only for the tenured or the daring.
  • Reimagining the History Survey Course

    Steven Mintz | Apr 23, 2018

    Faculty members at universities across the country are experimenting with new models for history survey courses and different approaches to...
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