Author Archives: Liz Townsend

About Liz Townsend

Coordinator, Professional Data and Job Center. Liz is responsible for the employment section online and in Perspectives on History; edits the Directory of History Departments, Historical Organizations, and Historians; and manages the annual meeting Job Center. Liz also maintains the Directory of Dissertations in Progress and the Directory of Doctoral Programs. Changes to either of these web-based directories can be sent to her attention throughout the year.

AHA Career Center

Introducing the AHA Career Center

The AHA is proud to announce a new interactive job board, the AHA Career Center. The site features powerful keyword searching, resume access for employers, alerts for job seekers, and a state-of-the-art interface.


Exploring Career Horizons at AHA 2015

The AHA’s second annual Career Fair is shaping up to be a unique opportunity for job candidates, students, and early career professionals to explore the wide variety of avenues to use their history training in fascinating and fulfilling ways.

2014 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC

The Malleable PhD at the 2014 Annual Meeting

The 2014 annual meeting will feature several opportunities to promote broader thinking about careers for history PhDs, including a Career Fair, a series of sessions on the Malleable PhD sponsored by the AHA Professional Division, and an all-day workshop on careers in history museums.