Family and History Mix during a Fulbright Year: A Personal and Intellectual Journey in Ghana
Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch | Sep 16, 2021
A Fulbright year in Ghana enabled one historian to balance her research life with her family life, living and learning about the country that was both her subject and homeland.
AHA and OAH Join Coalition to Combat Misinformation: The Integrity of History Education Is at Stake
From the Executive Director
James Grossman and Beth English | Sep 15, 2021
The AHA and the OAH have joined Learn from History, a coalition opposing efforts that would limit the ability of educators to maintain the scholarly integrity of courses in US history.
Evaluating without Grading: Encouraging Students to Master Skills with Specifications Grading
Luke Clossey and Esther Souman | Sep 14, 2021
Mastering a skill is at the heart of the specifications grading system.
Extreme Spaces and New Frontiers: Meet the AHA’s 2021–22 Fellows
Rebecca L. West | Sep 13, 2021
Read about the 2021-22 recipients of the J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History, the Fellowship in Aerospace History, and the Fellowship in the History of Space Technology.
Grant of the Week: National Humanities Center Residential Fellowships, 2022-23
Alana Venable | Sep 17, 2021
The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residential fellowships.
AHA Member Spotlight: Victor M. Uribe-Uran
Matthew Keough | Sep 10, 2021
Victor M. Uribe-Uran is a professor of history and law and chair of the history department at Florida International University.
The Professor as a Primary Source
Julianne Johnson | Sep 9, 2021
In telling students about her experiences on September 11, 2001, Julianne Johnson makes herself the primary source—and demonstrates the interplay of history, testimony, and memory.
Biography’s Occupational Hazards
Jacqueline Jones | Sep 8, 2021
As a biographer, Jacqueline Jones found herself wondering how she should deal with aspects of her subject's life that left her baffled, even mystified.
Ashley E. Bowen and Olivia Ricche | Sep 7, 2021
The Perspectives author pool is slightly more diverse than the AHA's membership, but content skews to covering the United States, current events, and public history.