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Bar charts showing tenure-track, non-tenure-track, and other history job listings over the years.
Aug 31, 2022
New report from the American Historical Association shows that job ads, a proxy for faculty hiring, declined dramatically in 2020–21 but have started to rebound. The long-term outlook remains sobering.

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April 22, 2019
Jewish groups offer evidence about a late professor's actions and ask why university would accept funds to endow a scholarship in his name.
April 11, 2019
Wisconsin campus that became the poster child for gutting liberal arts disciplines won't make those cuts after all.
February 27, 2019
Faculty proposal would split a U.S. history and ideals required sequence across the CSU system. Historians aren't happy with the idea.
February 21, 2019
Co-editor discusses new book on FBI documents about spying on researchers.
February 12, 2019
American Historical Association says hiring committees shouldn't ask for letters of recommendation until candidates pass a first look.
January 29, 2019
Field's faculty jobs outlook was constant last year after years of disappearing positions.
January 10, 2019
Historians and language professors discuss strategies for improving advising and graduate education in general at recent annual meetings.
January 9, 2019
To answer that question, Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt tells a pedagogical story in two parts.
January 7, 2019
Research panels, professional awards, job interviews, networking and "the list"? Female historians circulate a secret document of alleged bad actors during their major annual conference.
January 4, 2019
Historians discuss efforts to evaluate student learning far beyond a grade.

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