Skip to main content

Doing History


Stay tuned for our Spring 2022 workshops!


Writing for the Public: How to Write an Op-Ed

Friday, November 12, 2:30-3:30 pm

In this virtual session, the editorial team of The Washington Post’s Made by History section will teach the art of how to write and pitch an op-ed. The workshop will cover best practices for public-facing writing and offer expert insights about how to present historical knowledge for public consumption. This event will conclude with break-out rooms so participants have an opportunity to workshop ideas for potential pieces with the Made By History editorial team.

Made by History is The Washington Post’s daily site for political, historical analysis. Edited by a team of professional historians – Kathryn Cramer Brownell, Nicole Hemmer, and Brian Rosenwald – Made by History publishes more than 550 online articles a year related to the latest news and policy debates

This workshop is open to Villanova students, faculty, and staff. Limited availability so register now!  


The Albert Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest
St. Augustine Center, Room 410
Villanova University
Villanova, PA 19085

Media inquiries:

Please contact the Villanova University media relations department.