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Career information for history majors

Good news for liberal-arts degree holders.

Information about jobs and internships in both government and the private sector.

Which jobs each college degree actually gets.

“Humanistic thinking” in business, government, and the nonprofit sector.

Mount Holyoke College’s approach to preparing its students for careers.

Undertaking “free work” to get practical experience, then paid work.

University Projects

Archiving Montevallo. Students in my digital history classes contribute to this Omeka project drawing from the Annie Crawford Milner Archives.

Latin American Studies at Montevallo. This Facebook page shares news, commentary, events, and ideas about Latin America.

Historical timelines. Digital history projects created under my direction.

Che’s Last Stand in Bolivia. Timeline I created about Ernesto “Che” Guevara.

Digital Humanities

Operation War Diary. Crowd-sourced project that relies on thousands of volunteers to transcribe the diaries of British soldiers during WWI.

Visualization of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Users can pause the animation and click on any dot to see embedded data for some 20,000 voyages from 1545 to 1860.

Massive newspaper database. Allows students to chart the evolution of language in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Clio. Crowd-sourced mobile application that guides the public to thousands of historical and cultural sites throughout the United States.

History Resources 

The History News Network.

H-LatAm, an international forum for the scholarly discussion of Latin America.

Resources for students of Chilean history (Spanish).

Library of Congress American Memory project.

Primary source material on the American South.

History’s famous trials.

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