If you’re seeking to write to broader audiences, op-eds can be an effective way to draw on your skills as a historian to discuss the present-day implications of your research, historicize contemporary issues, and spotlight the concerns of those in your community.
Author: Alexa Rodríguez
Alexa Rodríguez is a Mellon Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Virginia. Dr. Rodríguez's research examines the history of schools, migration, and the formation of racial and national identities in both Latin America and in the United States. Her work has been published in City & State New York, History of Education, History of Education Quarterly, Latino Studies, and Caribbean Studies.