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Hard, But Important Advice for Those Thinking about Grad School in History

Unfortunately, that market is only getting tighter. The current issue of Perspectives, the newsletter of the American Historical Association, features an article on that topic. The whole article is worth a read if you’re thinking about continuing your studies at the doctoral level. But this graph alone speaks volumes:

Number of new History PhDs and Advertised Openings, 1974-2015
Number of new History PhDs and Advertised Openings, 1974-2015

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