January 27, 2017

Opening Doors for the Ph.D

Ph.D.Colleges make curricular changes to better prepare humanities doctoral students for careers outside academe.

Colleges are making curricular changes to get doctoral students in the humanities better prepared for careers outside academe.

The head of the American Historical Association says departments should integrate communication, collaboration, and three other "basic skills" into their programs.

Examples of how some departments and professors are tweaking the  curriculum.

Graduate programs should foster alumni networks and provide opportunities for students to articulate their skills.