What Doors Does a History PhD Open?

In October of 2012, we set out to test a theory – that finding and locating accurate and up-to-date employment information about alumni was possible.  Using digital research methods, we tracked career outcomes for history PhDs who graduated from four institutions.  Our study was published in The Chronicle of Higher Educationand below are links to the graphs accompanying this study.

Tenure Track Placement Rates for History PhDs 
What percentage of PhDs actually end up in tenure track jobs?

Career Outcomes for History PhDs
Where else do history PhDs find employment? We found a diverse range of career outcomes.