Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

  • Diversity Demands Struggle

    David A. Varel | Jan 26, 2021

    Lawrence Reddick, an important figure in Black history during the mid-20th century, fought to center the work and perspectives of Black historians.
  • The Value of Representation

    Sarah Fenton | Nov 16, 2020

    The AHA has completed a grant-funded project to investigate how to better serve historians at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
  • Women Historians in Academia

    Patricia Albjerg Graham | Nov 13, 2020

    Fifty years after the 1970 Rose Report, Patricia Albjerg Graham reflects on the need for the Committee on the Status...
  • Townhouse Notes

    Ashley E. Bowen | Sep 8, 2020

    Perspectives is making a new effort to represent the diversity of the historical discipline.
  • A More Inclusive Discipline

    Seth Denbo | Mar 13, 2020

    Recent reports from the Royal Historical Society in the UK have led to increased efforts to make history departments more diverse and more welcoming.
  • Townhouse Notes

    Allison Miller | Nov 12, 2019

    Historians in higher education can't afford to lose anyone's interest. But how hard are we working to expand our appeal? 
  • Archives and the Road to Accessibility

    Angela Gallagher | Jul 15, 2019

    Much historical research requires visits to archives. An inclusive discipline will seek to expand accommodation of disabilities, for everyone's benefit. 
  • The Making of the Graduate Working Class

    Jeff Schuhrke | Jan 29, 2019

    An AHA19 panel brought together graduate activists for a discussion on challenges to unionization in universities.
  • Many Thousands Failed

    Andrew K. Koch | May 1, 2017

    Andrew K. Koch reveals troubling demographic trends in student outcomes from introductory US history courses.
  • The History Classroom in an Era of Crisis

    David Pace | May 1, 2017

    This is not a time for business as usual. In a “post-truth” age of “alternative facts” and “fake new...

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