The History Major
The History BA since the Great Recession
Benjamin M. Schmidt | Nov 26, 2018The long-term patterns revealed by the most recent data might point the way forward.
How Departments Are Tackling Lower Enrollments
Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt | Mar 9, 2018The AHA Teaching Division staged what might be termed a productive takeover of the Department Chairs...
Brian Domitrovic | Nov 1, 2017How can history departments win majors and influence parents?
Declining Enrollments in History Courses
Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt | Oct 1, 2017Is your department suffering declining enrollments in history courses? The AHA Teaching Division is listening.
Decline in History Majors Continues, Departments Respond
Robert B. Townsend | Sep 1, 2017Since the 2008 economic recession, history department faculty and chairs have noted declines in the ...
On "History is Not a Useless Major"
Robert E. Wright | Sep 1, 2017To the editor:Paul B. Sturtevant correctly argues that history isn’t a useless major (“History Is No...
Yale History’s Major Comeback
Elizabeth Elliott | May 11, 2017Over the past year, the nationwide decline of history majors and enrollments has become one of the A...
On History Enrollments
Emil Moussa | May 1, 2017To the editor:The AHA and Perspectives constantly cover the fact that there is a decline in history ...
History Is Not a Useless Major: Fighting Myths with Data
Paul B. Sturtevant | Apr 1, 2017Over the past 20 years, warnings from a variety of sources—from career counselors to administrators ...
Why Study History? Survey of History BAs Provides Some Real Answers
Sadie Bergen and Emily Swafford | Jan 9, 2017“Wondering What to Do with Your BA in History?” is one of the AHA’s most popular publications. The A...