Resources for Faculty

AHA Council Approves Guidelines for the Dissertation Process

The AHA Council has voted to approve this set of guidelines, drafted by the Professional Division, on the doctoral dissertation process. The guidelines aim to help both doctoral candidates and those who advise them to fulfill their respective obligations in ways that facilitate the work of students and allow them to graduate in a timely manner, while also respecting the many other duties and responsibilities carried by faculty.

Comparing History and the Humanities: What We Know and Why We Should Care

As a number of our members have observed, the data reported by the AHA tends to offer a fairly narrow view—generally only studying trends in the history discipline. The new Humanities Resource Center provides a contextual mirror that can provide a better perspective on where we are as a discipline, where we might be headed, and what our obligations should be as a profession. Article By: Robert B. Townsend