Brian Connolly, Hans Hummer, and Sara McDougall | May 6, 2020An argument for including historians on interdisciplinary research teams.
If You Charge Facts with Bias, Historians Are Guilty
John Broich | Apr 13, 2020A 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, 2020Are 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, 2020How much time does the academic job market take for the applicant? One historian adds up the hours.
Are All Graduate Student Conferences Created Equal?
Paul Braff | May 6, 2019They can be great tools for professionalization, but organizers should play to their own strengths.
Not So Evident
Katherine Benton-Cohen | Mar 25, 2019How social science experts helped create the idea that immigration was a problem for the federal government to fix.
See No Evil
Ann McGrath | Mar 4, 2019An Australian archive removed “Aboriginal” from its records to avoid offense. What are we to make of this erasure?
Writing the History of Sexual Assault in the Age of #MeToo
Amy Stanley | Sep 24, 2018What would happen if we just believed the women in our sources?
Why I Am a Historian
Lillian Guerra | Jul 2, 2018Confronting ignorance and racism pushed me into my career.
Sargon George Donabed and Daniel Joseph Tower | Jan 1, 2018Media coverage of ISIS's destruction in Northern Iraq focused on Arabs and Kurds. But one group was mostly ignored. Why?