Author Archives: Jennifer Reut

About Jennifer Reut

Jennifer Reut is the former associate editor of Perspectives on History.

Jennifer writes and edits news items and articles for the print and online versions of Perspectives on History and AHA Today. She writes primarily about events and news affecting museums, monuments, and archives; young academics and contingent faculty; the digital humanities; and members and affiliated societies.

Jennifer has taught and practiced in historic preservation and architectural history, with a particular focus on the post-World War II American landscape, for the last 10 years. She received her BA from Hampshire College and her MA and PhD in architectural history from the University of Virginia. Before returning to graduate school to study architectural history, she worked in publishing and interactive advertising in New York for 12 years. Jennifer counts the Society of Architectural Historians, the Vernacular Architecture Forum, and the Cultural Landscape Foundation among her favored professional affiliations outside the AHA.

GradPay

GradPay Project Aims to Track Graduate Stipends

In the spirit of the Chronicle’s Adjunct Project, a new crowdsourced project to track graduate stipends called GradPay was recently launched by Joshua Carp, a doctoral student in psychology at University of Michigan.

Ellen Harvey, Pillar-Builder Archive (installation view), 2013. Approximately 3,000 postcards, acrylic paint, and tape, dimensions variable. Photo courtesy Corcoran Gallery of Art.

Historians from Outer Space

Tourist season is winding down, but you’re in town and you decide to see what’s left of the big shows at the museums before they close for the fall installations.