Yale History’s Major Comeback

Over the past year, the nationwide decline of history majors and enrollments has become one of the AHA’s foremost concerns. Now, surprising news has arrived from Yale University: after a two-decade slip in popularity, history is the top declared major among its Class of 2019. 

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Teaching, Learning, and Access: Introducing the May Issue of Perspectives

Looking back over the past academic year, the aspirations and concerns of AHA members about undergraduate history education have been reflected in the pages of Perspectives on History. Our Teaching Division’s initiative on enrollments, led by Vice President Elizabeth Lehfeldt, produced articles spawning productive discussion on our Member Forum, within departments, and elsewhere online. Enrollments […]

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AHA Member Spotlight: Marisa Richmond

Marisa Richmond is an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of History and Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and has been a member of the AHA since 1987. 

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