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Feb. 22, 2018 Getting to Work: Career Skills Development for Social Sciences and Humanities Graduates
Conference Board of Canada
Feb. 21, 2018 Liberal Arts Grads Are Employed & Happy. What’s Higher Ed to Do?
Academe Blog
Feb. 20, 2018 After Graduate and Professional School: How Students Fare in the Labor Market
Urban Institute
Feb. 20, 2018 Saving the Liberal Arts: Making the Bachelor's Degree a Better Path to Labor Market Success
American Enterprise Institute
Feb. 20, 2018 Why History Isn’t just Bollocks
The Gypsy Professor
Feb. 19, 2018 Humanities Graduates Report High Job Satisfaction Despite Lower Pay
Daily Bruin
Feb. 17, 2018 UW-Madison Advising Program Hopes to Highlight Liberal Arts
U.S. News and World Report
Feb. 16, 2018 Studies Show Increased Desirability for Humanities Majors after Graduation
The Lafayette
Feb. 13, 2018 Over Time, Humanities Majors Close Pay Gap with STEM Peers
Daily Tar Heel
Feb. 12, 2018 Report Busts Myth of Unemployable Humanities Grads
The Seattle Times
Feb. 11, 2018 The (Humanities) Kids Are Alright
The Dean's Bookshelf (Seton Hall University)
Feb. 11, 2018 Will a Humanities Degree Make You Poor?
Apply with Sanity
Feb. 10, 2018 Humanities Majors Are Doing All Right, and Not Just According to this English Major
Feb. 10, 2018 UW-Madison Advising Program Hopes to Demonstrate Value of Liberal Arts Degree
Wisconsin State Journal
Feb. 9, 2018 Report: Humanities Students among Happiest and Most Job-fulfilled
Study International News
Feb. 8, 2018 Humanities Majors Do Well in Life
Texas Community College Teachers Association
Feb. 8, 2018 Report: Humanities Graduates are Happy and Gainfully Employed
Education Dive
Feb. 8, 2018 Want to Get a Good Job and Be Happy?
The Way of Improvement Leads Home
Feb. 7, 2018 Good News for History Majors
History News Network
Feb. 7, 2018 Humanities Grads Gainfully Employed and Happy
Association of American Universities
Feb. 7, 2018 Let's Talk Jobs for Humanities Grads…
OSU American Studies
Feb. 7, 2018 New American Academy Report on Job Prospects for Humanities Majors
Leiter Reports
Feb. 7, 2018 New Earnings and Employment Data on Philosophy and other Humanities Majors
Daily Nous
Feb. 7, 2018 Over Time, Humanities Grads Close the Pay Gap With Professional Peers
Chronicle of Higher Education
Feb. 7, 2018 Reference: New Report/Data: Higher Education: “The State of the Humanities 2018: Graduates In The Workforce & Beyond”
Library Journal INFOdocket
Feb. 7, 2018 Shocker: Humanities Grads Gainfully Employed and Happy
Inside Higher Ed
Jan. 27, 2018 What a Big Donation Might Mean to One Department
Chronicle of Higher Education
Jan. 16, 2018 Changing the Narrative: “The State and Future of the Humanities in the United States”
Perspectives on History


Dec. 18, 2017 In Pursuit of a Tenure-Track Faculty Position: Career Progression and Satisfaction of Humanities and Social Sciences Doctorates
Cornell Higher Education Research Institute
Dec. 8, 2017 Pay to Win: The Cost of a Professionalised Humanities PhD
Times Higher Education
Dec. 7, 2017 Humanities Departments After the Fall
Inside Higher Ed
Dec. 7, 2017 Why Universities Have Shifted to the Political Left in the Past 20 Years
Areo Magazine
Dec. 1, 2017 Community Colleges and the Humanities in the 21st Century
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Dec. 1, 2017 Why Humanities Matter
Nov. 30, 2017 Fewer Boys Is Better . . . For Boys
First Things
Nov. 25, 2017 The Uncounted: Jobs and Graduates
Andrew Goldstone
Nov. 21, 2017 Withering Humanities Jobs
Inside Higher Ed
Nov. 20, 2017 Contingent Workforce: Size, Characteristics, Compensation, and Work Experiences of Adjunct and Other Non-TenureTrack Faculty
U.S. Government Accountability Office
Nov. 20, 2017 Hai il dottorato? Se resti in Italia guadagni 800 euro in meno
Il Sole 24 Ore
Nov. 8, 2017 Ph.D.s Are Still Writing Poorly, Part 1
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Oct. 18, 2017 Why We Still Need to Study the Humanities in a STEM World
Washington Post
Oct. 5, 2017 Taking Note: How About Those Undergraduate Arts Majors?
NEA Art Works Blog
Sept. 21, 2017 Increasing number of humanities Ph.D.s face shrinking job market
Minnesota Daily
Sept. 20, 2017 How to save the humanities? Make them a requirement toward a business degree
The Hechinger Report
Sept. 18, 2017 As more students get graduate degrees in the humanities, the number of available jobs falls
The Daily Pennsylvanian
Sept. 12, 2017 Diversity On The Rise In The Nation’s Community Colleges According To AAA&S
Community College Humanities Association
Sept. 11, 2017 Imagining a “Job Market” Beyond Supply and Demand
Perspectives on History
Sept. 7, 2017 Fewer Humanities Courses, More Ph.D.’S
Minding the Campus
Sept. 6, 2017 Diversity Is Up in Humanities at 2-Year Colleges
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 4, 2017 Library Visits Have Gone Way Up Over the Last Two Decades. Here’s Why…
Sept. 3, 2017 Where the Humanities Need No Defense
Chronicle of Higher Education
Sept. 1, 2017 Decline in History Majors Continues, Departments Respond
Perspectives on History
Sept. 1, 2017 Promising Practices in Humanities PhD Professional Development: Lessons Learned from the 2016-2017 Next Generation Humanities PhD Consortium
Council of Graduate Schools
Sept. 1, 2017 Review of Prior Work in Humanities PhD Professional Development
Council of Graduate Schools
Sept. 1, 2017 STEM Majors Are Accelerating in Every State, Just as Humanities Degrees Are Declining
Aug. 28, 2017 For the 3rd year in a row more than 1,000 PhDs awarded in history
History News Network
Aug. 28, 2017 Slight Increase in Philosophy PhDs Awarded, and other Humanities Data
Daily Nous
Aug. 28, 2017 The Higher Ed Crisis: Two Stories about the Humanities
Aug. 28, 2017 The Shrinking Humanities Job Market
Inside Higher Ed
Aug. 28, 2017 Updated Data: Advanced Degrees in the Humanities Released by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Library Journal Infodocket
Aug. 22, 2017 Americans’ Declining Interest In History Is Hitting Museums Like Colonial Williamsburg Hard
The Federalist
Aug. 13, 2017 Change in Percentage of Bachelor's and Associate Degrees Completed in the Humanities, 1987-2015
Chronicle of Higher Education
Aug. 1, 2017 Facts & Figures – The Rise and Fall of the Humanities in Undergraduate Education
AAC&U News
July 31, 2017 Diversity: A Solution to the Decline of the Humanities?
Think WY
July 14, 2017 Game of Thrones Is Even Changing How Scholars Study the Real Middle Ages
July 13, 2017 Reverse the decline in language education
The Herald-Sun
July 7, 2017 Oh, the Humanities!
Wall Street Journal
June 29, 2017 In their own words: How tech leaders can help you argue for the humanities
Found HIstory
June 28, 2017 Why a Liberal Arts Degree Still Matters
Town & Country
June 13, 2017 The Dehumanities
Inside Higher Ed
June 9, 2017 Which majors are growing and which are shrinking: new data
Bryan Alexander blog
June 8, 2017 New Chief of the Modern Language Association Sees Signs of Hope
Chronicle of Higher Education
June 7, 2017 Humanities Majors Rise at Community Colleges
Texas Community College Teachers Assocation
June 6, 2017 Trend: Fewer Philosophy Majors
Daily Nous
June 5, 2017 Humanities Majors Drop
Inside Higher Ed
June 5, 2017 Liberal arts majors are a dying breed
May 31, 2017 An Exclusive Look Inside Harvard's New Game of Thrones-Themed Class
May 12, 2017 Liberal arts schools hope to boost waning interest in 'useless' majors
Apr. 24, 2017 Liberal Arts Colleges, in Fight for Survival, Focus on Job Skills
Wall Street Journal
Apr. 7, 2017 Outside the Box: Occupational Horizons for Modern Language Doctoral Programs
Apr. 6, 2017 History returns to the top major for Class of 2019
Yale News
Apr. 1, 2017 History Is Not a Useless Major: Fighting Myths with Data
Perspectives on History
Mar. 29, 2017 Decreased enrollment in humanities affects IC and the nation
The Ithacan
Mar. 8, 2017 Why the Humanities Matter Today: In Defense of Liberal Education
Mar. 2, 2017 Americans Are Falling Behind in Foreign-Language Learning
Education Week
Mar. 1, 2017 Same Topic, Different Tongue: the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Report on Language Learning
New America
Mar. 1, 2017 Why We Need the Humanities
Dartmouth Alumni Magazine
Feb. 28, 2017 Language Study as a National Imperative
Inside Higher Ed
Feb. 24, 2017 Bringing the past to life: The future of heritage tourism in the U.S.
JLL Real Views
Feb. 24, 2017 The State of Linguistics in Higher Education: Annual Report 2016
Linguistics Society of America
Feb. 14, 2017 New Data About Humanities R&D Expenditures at U.S. Colleges and Universities, Charitable Giving in the Humanities, NEH Funding, and More
Library Journal InfoDocket
Jan. 22, 2017 Lack of Support for Liberal Arts Draws Concern among Students, Faculty
The State Press
Jan. 21, 2017 Präsident Trump beendet die staatliche Förderung der Geisteswissenschaften
SciLogs Spektrum
Jan. 17, 2017 AASLH’s John Dichtl Visits DC to Discuss the Humanities Indicators Project, History Relevance
AASLH Broadside
Jan. 16, 2017 How memes are breaking down elitism in the fine art world
Jan. 15, 2017 A classic liberal arts education still valued
Tuscaloosa News
Jan. 13, 2017 As Need for Foreign Languages in School Grows, Access Continues to Shrink
NEA Today
Jan. 11, 2017 Conflicting Signals in the Academic Job Market for History
Perspectives on History
Jan. 8, 2017 Schools Get a Lot of Bang for the Buck with Robust Language Programs
Bangor Daily News
Jan. 6, 2017 What's Behind the History Jobs Crisis?
History News Network
Jan. 5, 2017 The Effectiveness of Bilingual Education: A Reason to Invest in 2017
Education World
Jan. 1, 2017 What Use Is a Degree in History?
History News Network










Citations in Other Articles, Books, and Reports

Harvard University, The Teaching of the Arts and Humanities at Harvard College: Mapping the Future, June 2013

Teresa Mangum, “Going Public: From the Perspective of the Classroom,” Pedagogy, Volume 12, Number 1, pp. 5-18, 2012

Samantha Becker, Mike Crandall, Chris Coward, Rebecca Sears, Ron Carlee, Kira Hasbargen, Mary Alice Ball, Building Digital Communities: A framework for action, IMLS, ICMA, University of Washington, January, 2012

Bradley C. S. Watson, The Idea of the American University, Lexington Books, 2011

Geoffrey Galt Harpham, “From Eternity to Here: Shrinkage in American Thinking About Higher Education,” Representations, Vol. 116, No. 1, pp. 42-61, Fall 2011

Eva Bosbach, Promotion in den Geisteswissenschaften: Modelle der Doktorandenausbildung in Deutschland und den USA, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, September 2011

Sheldon Pollock, “Crisis in the Classics,” Social Research, Vol. 78, No. 1, pp. 21-48, Spring 2011

Deborah M. Weiss, “The Annoyingly Indeterminate Effects of Sex Differences,” The Selected Works of Deborah M. Weiss, 2010, Available at:

Theo d’Haen, “Les sciences humaines en état de siège?” Diogène, 1-2 (n° 229-230), Pages 197-213, 2010

Bonnie Wheeler, ed., “Journal Identity in the Digital Age,” Journal of Scholarly Publishing, Volume 42, Number 1, pages 45-88, October 2010

Amy Levin and Phoebe Stein Davis, “Good Readers Make Good Doctors”: Community Readings and the Health of the Community,” PMLA, Volume 125, Number 2, pp. 426-36, March 2010

Martin, Robert E., “The Humanities Dilemma, Postmodernism and Critical Thinking,” SSRN, May 9, 2011.

Ülle Must, “Alone or together: examples from history research,” Scientometrics, Volume 91, Number 2, pages 527-537, December 2011

Loet Leydesdorff, Björn Hammarfelt, Almila Salah, “The structure of the Arts & Humanities Citation Index: A mapping on the basis of aggregated citations among 1,157 journals,” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Volume 62, Issue 12, pages 2414–2426, December 2011

Loet Leydesdorff, Alkim Almila Akdag Salah, “Maps on the basis of the Arts & Humanities Citation Index: The journals Leonardo and Art Journal versus ‘digital humanities’ as a topic,” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Volume 61, Issue 4, pages 787–801, April 2010

Kathryn Rentza, Mary Beth Debsa, and Lisa Meloncona, “Getting an Invitation to the English Table—and Whether or Not to Accept It,” Technical Communication Quarterly, Volume 19, Issue 3, pages 281-299, 2010

Sidonie Smith, “Rethinking Doctoral Education,” Disciplinary Futures, Part 1, ADE Bulletin, Number 150, 2010

Michael Brintnall, “APSA Executive Director's Report, 2009PS: Political Science & Politics, 43, pp. 172-180, 2010

Norman M. Bradburn and Carolyn J.E. Fuqua, “Indicators and the Federal Statistical System: An Essential but Fraught Partnership” in Kenneth Prewitt, ed., The Federal Statistical System: Its Vulnerability Matters More Than You Think (The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Series Volume 631), SAGE Publications, Inc., 2010

Susan M. Hunter, Elizabeth J. Giddens, and Margaret B. Walters, “Adding Value for Students and Faculty with a Master’s Degree in Professional Writing,” NCTE, College Composition and Communication, 61:1, September 2009

Anne R. Kenney, “Thought Happens: What Should the Library Do About It?” Journal of Library Administration, Volume 49, Issue 5, 2009

Clare Nolan and Alden Mudge, “Beyond the NPR Crowd: How Evaluation Influenced Grantmaking at the California Council for the Humanities,” The Foundation Review, Volume 1, Number 2, pp. 21-29, 2009

Christopher Newfield, “Ending the Budget Wars: Funding the Humanities during a Crisis in Higher Education,” MLA, Profession, 2009

Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Harriet Zuckerman, Jeffrey A. Groen & Sharon M. Brucker, Educating Scholars: Doctoral Education in the Humanities, Princeton Univ. Press, 2009

Eva Bosbach, “Geisteswissenschaftler in den USA: Promotion und Karrierewege im Spiegel der Bildungsforschung,” in Heike Solga, Denis Huschka, Patricia Eilsberger, Gert G. Wagner, eds., Findigkeit in unsicheren Zeiten, Budrich UniPress, 2008, pp. 175-200