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  • Joining the Chorus

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    Alexandra J. Finley | Feb 8, 2022

    When she joined the union organizing committee at her university, Alexandra J. Finley found solidarity, camaraderie, and power as a faculty member.
  • Heterophobia?

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    Rebecca L. Davis | Mar 16, 2021

    When she put on her suit that morning, Rebecca L. Davis could not have predicted the questions she faced during her on-campus interview.
  • Reconciling Professional Rifts

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    Beth DeBold | Jan 21, 2021

    Historians are rightly quick to note the transferability of a professional historian's skill set, but as with all things, there are limits.
  • Practicing History

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    Evan Faulkenbury | Oct 20, 2020

    SUNY Cortland decided to require a public history course because of its potential to attract new students, retain majors, and...

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  • A New View of Event History

    Robert Darnton | Sep 24, 2020

    A senior historian reflects on how living through this moment of crisis spurred him to rethink the notion of events...
  • WEIRD Science

    Brian Connolly, Hans Hummer, and Sara McDougall | May 6, 2020

    An argument for including historians on interdisciplinary research teams.
  • If You Charge Facts with Bias, Historians Are Guilty

    John Broich | Apr 13, 2020

    A historian reflects on the political backlash he faced after an op-ed was picked up by the right-wing media.
  • History by Text and Thing

    ShawnaKim Lowey-Ball | Feb 26, 2020

    Are we doing research wrong? ShawnaKim Lowey-Ball wonders if we should ask so much from our students and ourselves before we get into the archives.
  • The Job of the Academic Market

    Rebecca S. Wingo | Jan 14, 2020

    How much time does the academic job market take for the applicant? One historian adds up the hours.
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