History

More Historians on the Way

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Doctoral programs see increase in applications and enrollments, but also face significant retention issues.

Is Turkey Muzzling U.S. Scholars?

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Turkish officials accused of ousting Binghamton professor as chair of Georgetown-based institute by threatening loss of funds. His crime: using the word "genocide."

Early Decision -- for Faculty Jobs

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In humanities fields where interviews typically take place in December and January, some departments are moving up the deadlines, winnowing and hiring.

The Little Engine That Can

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University of Richmond unveils online database of concise, cross-linked modules that its creators hope could influence the way history is taught.

'Two Cultures' Tension in Social Science

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Key philanthropic and government programs offering grants for Ph.D. students appear to be excluding proposals for graduate students in sociology and political science, while favoring proposals from those in history, anthropology and a range of relatively small disciplines, such as art history and ethnomusicology, according to data released Friday.

A Broader History Major (and Professor)

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In-depth study suggests a shift in focus for the discipline, based on its role in liberal education, not just its own field of study. Graduate education seen as key area for change.

History Employment -- Public and Private

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While enrollments are up more at state colleges and universities than at independent institutions, jobs don’t necessarily follow.

The Tightening Humanities Job Market

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With big disciplinary meetings about to start, some reliable measures start to appear about how many colleges are really hiring -- and the news isn't good.

'Crisis' Seen in Key History Series

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Prominent historians are charging that the U.S. State Department office responsible for publishing documents that are essential for research on foreign policy is in "crisis," endangering the historical record and important scholarly work.

Bias Against Older Candidates

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History group reminds departments that age discrimination is illegal. Does academe have a problem when it comes to evaluating candidates who aren't freshly minted Ph.D.'s?

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