A controversy over comments by the president of the American Historical Association reveals deeper truths about the challenges historians face.
Any history dissertation requires support, particularly financial support. This resource list includes dissertation research grants, dissertation completion fellowships, and dissertation prizes that are available in a variety of regional and thematic subfields.
With the increasing need to justify the importance or even existence of your history department, creating a pre-law program can be an excellent way to increase course enrollment, draw positive attention from senior leadership, and attract donors, all while better preparing students for legal careers. Here’s how to do it.
You received a postdoc, which means that—depending on the postdoc—you have the rare opportunity to direct your energies towards your own research and writing without the responsibilities that come with being a faculty member and with (hopefully) more resources than you had as a graduate student. So, how do you make the most of your postdoc?
Entering graduate school can be daunting for any new student, especially for those who have a disability. However, with self-advocacy and some strategizing, graduate students with disabilities can succeed.
Attending a conference as the only grad student from your department can be lonely, but there are ways to make the most of the experience. Here are some ideas to make conferences more positive.
Grad school demands can be overwhelming and it can be challenging to get involved in department service opportunities. Here are some tips for how to select committee assignments and why service is so important.
Learn how to craft a work plan for articles, books, and other projects. While work plans are helpful for fellowship and grant applications, they also provide great motivation to start the new year!