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The Academic Profession of History


About the Course:

This course provides students with the practical knowledge needed for obtaining an academic position, develops skills for effective teaching, and prepares students to deal with funding agencies, publishers, employers, and professional organizations.  

For Winter 2022: This course is designed to introduce graduate students to the academic field of history as a profession. We will discuss the state of graduate education, the job market, the experience of adjuncts and lecturers, diversity, equity, and inclusion, the variety of teaching jobs, peer review and getting published, careers outside academia, work/family balance, the current state of the humanities, and the changing face of the university.  


No pre-requisites have been entered for this course.


View the course’s Canvas page or the instructor’s page for documents: Miroslava Chavez-Garcia   

Schedule of Courses

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