How to Write a Book: Advice from a Professor


How to Write a Book: Advice from a Professor

Dr. Katherine Bynum is an Assistant Professor and historian with a focus on Black and Brown freedom struggles. Currently, she is working on her book, Unite and Be Free: The Formation of a Multiracial Coalition against Police Brutality in Dallas. We sat down with her and asked how she created her book. 

High School History Club Speaks with Dr. Noam Chomsky

Jonathan Grybos is a high school social studies teacher from Pennsylvania. He dedicates his classroom and time to a history club. This is no ordinary history club, however. Grybos has been able to cultivate several guest speakers for his club, including Dr.

Student Historical Association Begins its Second Semester

 Do you love history? Are you thinking about joining a club? Well, we have the perfect one for you! The Student Historical Association (SHA) is a club where lovers of history can come together to listen to guest speakers and talk about their favorite historical topics.

Good as Gold: Advice from Alumna Jessica Lawson

Jessica Lawson is a veteran and a historian for the 944th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base. She graduated from SHPRS with her bachelor’s in history and a minor in religious studies. We asked her about her time here at ASU and why she chose Public History.

Good as Gold: Advice from Alumna Jennifer Schaper

Jennifer Schaper recently graduated with her master’s in history. She currently works as a digital curation executive at Ovation Data. We asked her a few questions about her time here at ASU and how she utilizes the skills she learned while at SHPRS.

Fall 2023 Courses to Add to Your Schedule

Fall 2023 starts in less than a week. Is your schedule all set? If not, no worries! We have some great courses with open seats that you can add to your schedule – whether you are studying on campus or online.

What’s it like to be an undergraduate researcher?

SHPRS students share their involvement in the Undergraduate Research Experience

The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies places undergraduate students into research assistant opportunities when they apply to be part of the Undergraduate Research Experience (URE). 

Each semester, faculty members within the school offer research assistant positions to undergraduate students who want to learn more about research, want to gain experience in research, or who want to dive into a new topic. 

The Research Defense: How to Prepare for the M.A. Capstone

This post is the last post in a series focused on highlighting outstanding defense videos from the graduating class of fall 2022. Here, Shanna and Jason debunk 5 myths about the capstone and offer their advice to help you succeed.

The ASU M.A.

The Research Defense: Women’s Suffrage in California

This post is part of a series focused on highlighting outstanding defense videos from the graduating class of fall 2022. Each post features a brief interview with the student about their experience in the MA program and includes their research defense video.