Graduate Students

Historians Face New Pressures to Track Ph.D.'s

Johns Hopkins U.

Ph.D. recipients marched toward the future at the Johns Hopkins U. last May. Many historians worry that the decline in tenure-track jobs signals structural changes that could be permanent.
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Three weeks before the history department at Rutgers University began making decisions about whom to admit to its doctoral program this year, about one-quarter of its faculty gathered over lunch to talk about the employment crisis, the future...

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