Historians of American Communism

Established: 1982. Affiliate Since: 1991. Membership: 165. Annual dues: $75 individual

Statement of Purpose: To promote sharing of information among scholars interested in the history of American communism, American anti-communism, Soviet espionage in America, American ties to the Communist International and Red International of Trade Unions, social justice and cultural movements sponsored or endorsed by the Communist Party and other related topics.

Annual Meeting: Part of the AHA or OAH annual meetings

Publication: American Communist History, quarterly

Website: https://networks.h-net.org/h-hoac

Historians of American Communism
Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
70 Washington Sq. S.
New York, NY 10012

Primary Contact: Vernon Pedersen, vpedersen@aus.edu


Vernon L. Pedersen
American Univ., Sharjah
E-mail: vpedersen@aus.edu

Vice President
Denise Lynn
Univ. of Southern Indiana
E-mail: dmlynn1@usi.edu

Executive Council
Timothy V. Johnson
New York Univ.
E-mail: timothy.johnson@nyu.edu

Executive Council
Katherine A. S. Sibley
Saint Joseph's Univ.
E-mail: sibley@sju.edu

Executive Council
James G. Ryan
Texas A&M Univ., Galveston
E-mail: ryanj@tamug.edu

Executive Council
Randi J. Storch
State Univ. of New York, Coll. at Cortland
E-mail: randi.storch@cortland.edu

Updated 1/29/21