Why Businesses Ought to Hire History Majors

We’re finally starting to wind down the academic year here at Bethel. But while this is a time of endings for professors, for many students it’s a time of new beginnings: For our seniors, it’s a time to interview with prospective employers. For high school seniors coming here in the fall, it’s a time to start signing … More Why Businesses Ought to Hire History Majors

Why I’m Glad I Majored in History

Given my occupation, this title may suggest a one-line post: I studied history in college; I teach history at a college. But I rarely draw very much on the historical knowledge I acquired from the fine professors of the William & Mary history department. I did take a lot of modern European history courses there, but I suspect that the content of my … More Why I’m Glad I Majored in History