Teaching and Learning
How Well Do You Know Your Students?
Trinidad Gonzales | Feb 2, 2022Asking students about their lives can help instructors better accommodate their circumstances.
Photographs by Marc Monaghan | Jan 26, 2022After a year with no meeting, the AHA convened in New Orleans in January to discuss an assortment of topics.
Tracking the Night Marauder
Nancy Locklin-Sofer | Jan 19, 2022Tracking a serial killer through eastern Tennessee, one historian uses a cold case to excite her students and focus her own research.
Perspectives on 2021
Alana Venable | Dec 30, 2021Perspectives is taking a holiday break. Enjoy this look back at the most popular post of each month in 2021.
What Difference Does a Pandemic Make?
Julia Brookins | Dec 22, 2021New data shows that COVID-19 did not result in an immediate catastrophic drop for history enrollments.
Hustling to Get By
Rebecca Brenner Graham | Dec 16, 2021After working 15 side gigs during her six years of graduate school, Rebecca Brenner Graham advocates for the importance of a living wage.
From Inclusive Public Schools to Divisive Concepts
James H. Sweet | Dec 15, 2021His own experiences in public schools have influenced AHA president James H. Sweet’s views on recent “divisive concepts” debates.
Bridget Riley | Dec 8, 2021One teacher assigned her seventh-grade students to create podcasts to make up for the lack of women's history in their textbook.
Exploring Systemic Racism and the AHA
Angela D. Dillard and Katherine L. French | Nov 23, 2021During a client-based research seminar, graduate students researched the history of the AHA's leadership, annual meetings, and legitimation of scholarship.
Seeking Truths through Fiction
Alix E. Harrow, Suzanne Marie Litrel, and Laury Silvers | Nov 16, 2021Alix E. Harrow, Suzanne Marie Litrel, and Laury Silvers detail how they went from writing history to writing fiction.