Working Historians

Allen York - US Army Veteran and Adjunct Instructor, SNHU

October 17, 2019

Dr. Allen York retired from the United States Army as a First Sergeant and is an adjunct instructor for the history programs at Southern New Hampshire University and elsewhere. In this episode, Allen discusses his research on the home front during the Civil War, how the field of military history has evolved over recent decades, how his experience in the military contributed to his academic career, and his current life as an academic.

This episode’s recommendations: Peter N. Stearns, “Why Study History,” (American Historical Association, 1998), https://www.historians.org/about-aha-and-membership/aha-history-and-archives/historical-archives/why-study-history-(1998) Julia Brookins and Sarah Fenton, eds., “Careers for History Majors” (American Historical Association, 2018), https://www.historians.org/teaching-and-learning/why-study-history/careers-for-history-majors

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