Committee on Minority Historians
The Committee on Minority Historians (CMH) monitors and works to increase the number of minority individuals entering and working in the field. 6 members, including one graduate student
Organization: Committee meets twice a year by teleconference with CMH members serving a minimum of three years. New members will be added on a staggered yearly basis.
Mission: To advocate for a more inclusive profession by representing the interest and concerns of minority historians; to foster an inclusive scholarship that challenges and transforms the practice of history, both substantively and methodologically; to work with other committees within the Association and to support the Association's outreach to public history organizations and K-12 teachers.
- Brenda Child, Univ. of Minnesota, Chair
- Karen Cook Bell, Bowie State Univ.
- Maria L. O. Munoz, Susquehanna Univ.
- Mae M. Ngai, Columbia Univ.
- Tyler E. Stovall, Univ. of California, Berkeley
Publications and Resources
Perspectives Articles of Interest
Report on the Status and
Hiring of Women and Minority Historians in Academia, Fourth Edition
Developed by the AHA's Committee on Women Historians and approved
by the Council, the guidelines in this report provide statistics
on appointments, tenure, and promotion. This edition also discusses
salary issues and the status of minority women and men. online
Last Updated: March 22, 2013 7:27 PM