Graduate Education

  • Creating Community in Your Department

    Brian Campbell, Vanessa Madrigal-Lauchland, and Derek Kane O’Leary | Jul 10, 2020

    In the first of a six-part series on Career Diversity, fellows discuss how building community enables departments to create inclusive cultures and support students.
  • Advising Graduate Students about Career Diversity

    Sally Hadden | Apr 8, 2020

    What is the role of the director of graduate studies in career diversity? One DGS reports on how she prepared...
  • Growing into Teaching Career Diversity for Historians

    Amanda Seligman | Jan 29, 2020

    One professor writes about her experience building a graduate course on Career Diversity that goes beyond cover letters and résumés.
  • How to Improve Your HGSA

    Alicia DeMaio | Jan 27, 2020

    A workshop at AHA20 helped HGSA officers think through how to retain institutional knowledge and improve their effectiveness.
  • Rethinking How We Train Historians

    Rita Chin | Jan 21, 2020

    One way of encouraging career diversity in graduate programs? Embedding it into your course offerings.
  • Beyond Content

    Samantha Stearns | Jan 17, 2020

    An eighth grade social studies teacher reflects on how pursuing a master's degree in history has reinvigorated her work in the classroom.
  • Interrogating the Archive

    MJ Maynes and Leslie Morris | Dec 9, 2019

    Faculty at the University of Minnesota incorporated university debates over institutional history into their international graduate course.
  • Revising Revisited

    James Grossman | Dec 2, 2019

    As the profession has changed, so must we change the words we use to describe it.
  • The Phone Call We All Dread

    Benjamin Linzy | Oct 24, 2019

    Family tragedies had Benjamin Linzy in crisis during graduate school. Fortunately, his professors and peers were able to help.
  • The Elephant in the Room

    Erin Leigh Inama, Sarah Stoller, and James Vernon | Oct 17, 2019

    Everyone knows depression and anxiety are endemic to graduate programs. Why can't we discuss them?

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