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H-Education seeks editors and reviews editors

H-Education, the H-NET Network for the History of Education, seeks to build a new team of volunteers to serve as editors and review editors for the network. Editors will be trained to use the H-Net Commons, our content management platform, to moderate discussions, build content-rich projects for teaching and scholarship in the field of the history of education, and collaborate in the management of the network.  The Commons interface is a simple site-design and publishing system that requires no advanced technical knowledge and enables editors to create custom pages that dynamically update with fresh material.

Projects could include an annotated archive of syllabi, teaching guides, and reading lists for this field (and subfields as desired); a database of links to research groups, digital projects, archives, or other relevant institutions and goings-on. Other project suggestions are very welcome.

Review editors will solicit and edit reviews of published works that they select.  They will be trained to use H-Net's online Reviews Management System.  For information about this service, visit  

We would like to find at least three new editors and one new review editor.  The larger the team, the easier it is to accommodate the demands of individual schedules and professional obligations.

Qualifications: a graduate degree or equivalent in professional experience in the history of education, broadly defined, and a high-level command of the English language (Level C1-C2). Publications and teaching experience are a plus.  General facility with email, browsers, and office software is helpful. H-Net editors serve for two-year renewable terms and must be certified by the H-Net Council.

The H-Net Commons is a project-based, collaborative platform for publishing discussions, multimedia materials, and blogs through its many field-based networks in the social sciences and humanities.  Its materials are freely available under the Creative Commons 3.0 License. Learn more at H-Net: Humanities & Social Sciences Online, is a nonprofit, tax-exempt international organization based in the History Department at Michigan State University.  For more information about its mission and structure, visit

For further information and to apply, please contact H-Education editor Penny Richards at