National Council on Public History

Established: 1979. Affiliate since December 1982. Membership: 1,600. Annual dues: $35 student; $45 new professional; $74 individual; $125 sustaining.

Statement of Purpose: Given the essential value of historical understanding, NCPH promotes professionalism among history practitioners and their engagement with the public.

Annual Meeting: March/April

Publications: Public Historian, quarterly; Public History News, quarterly; Guide to Public History Programs; Careers for Students in History; The Public History Navigator: How to Choose and Thrive in a Graduate Public History Program.

Recent Resources

What Do Public History Employers Want?

A report of the Joint Task Force on Public History Education and Employment of the American Association for State and Local History, the American Historical Association, the National Council on Public History, and the Organization of American Historians

Comments on Public History Employer Survey Questions (February 2017)

Compiled by the Joint Task Force on Public History Education and Employment of the American Association for State and Local History, the American Historical Association, the National Council on Public History, and the Organization of American Historians