graduate education

  • Terminal Does Not Mean Dead: Why the History MA Deserves Our Attention

    by Lauren Braun-Strumfels and Tim Herbert

    Caught between the Bachelor's and the PhD, the Master's degree in history needs to get much more careful consideration as a part of the historical profession and as training for historians outside of higher education. 

  • The PhD Glut and What to Do About It

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    A professor of education history addresses a recent book on career diversity for PhD students and questions whether academic departments are prepared to revamp their curricula to prepare students for careers outside academia. 

  • Graduate Students: NOT THE WORST

    by Michelle Nickerson

    A history professor celebrates her graduate students' idiosyncrasies and their outstanding work under duress as redemption for a calamitous semester.