Alex Galarza

Alex is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at Michigan State University whose research examines the urban history of Buenos Aires through soccer clubs. Alex will be in Buenos Aires during 2013 on a Fulbright. He is the founder of the Football Scholars Forum, an academic book club that meets monthly over the internet to discuss books on soccer. He is also the co-editor of, a blog appearing on for graduate students, by graduate students.


A Call to Redefine Historical Scholarship in the Digital Turn

This is a collaboratively-written call for the American Historical Association to appoint a task force to survey the profession as to the place of digital historical scholarship in promotion and tenure and graduate student training and to recommend standards and guidelines for the profession to follow. 

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