A Survey of the AHA, Designed by PhDinHistory (contains about 160 questions)

Submitted April 24, 2008, 7:57 PM

What is your status with the AHA?
member for less than 5 years
To how many scholarly associations do you pay membership dues?
What is your blogging status?
you only comment on blogs
Have you interviewed (either as interviewer or interviewee) at the AHA convention?
never interviewed there
What is your experience with job search committees?
never been interviewed
What is your age?
What is your gender?
What is your race or ethnicity?
What is the highest degree you have obtained?
If applicable, how many years have you spent teaching history?
If applicable, how many years did you spend on the job market trying to obtain full-time employment?
less than 1
If applicable, what is your academic rank or status?
Masters student
What is your experience with history doctoral programs?
never a doctoral student and have never taught or advised doctoral students
For whom or what do you work?
What is your field/subject/discipline?
American Studies
What is your geographical area of historical specialization?
United States
What is your annual income?
Over $70,000
The AHA leads the historical profession.
neither agree nor disagree
The AHA does more advocacy for the historical profession than any other organization.
neither agree nor disagree
The AHA does a good job of defining ethical and professional standards.
The AHA needs to endorse digital scholarship.
strongly agree
The AHA should fight harder against elitism in the history profession.
strongly agree
The AHA will never seriously combat elitism in the history profession, because it serves the interests of its leading members.
strongly agree
Please use the below space to enter any comments you would like to make.
The AHA should do more to eliminate the elitists who are preventing online PHD programs. Online learning is here to stay. The AHA needs to get on board while it is still in its infancy.

Survey created and managed using the Survey Builder, one of the tools from the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media