Society of American Historians

Established: 1939. Affiliate since May 1993. Membership: 400. Annual dues: $75.

Statement of Purpose: To promote literary distinction in historical writing. The Society sponsors three prize competitions that recognize exceptional literary merit in the writing of history and biography: the annual Francis Parkman Prize for a nonfiction book in American history; the biennial James Fenimore Cooper Prize for a historical novel on an American theme; and the Allan Nevins Prize for a doctoral dissertation on an American subject. The submission deadline for the Cooper and Parkman prizes is December 1 and for the Nevins, December 31. Membership is by election only.

Annual Meeting: May; annual breakfast concurrently with OAH meeting

Website: http://sah.columbia.edu/

Address
Society of American Historians
Columbia Univ.
2950 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 215.854.6495

Primary Contact: Andie Tucher, ajt21@columbia.edu

Officers

President
Mary C. Kelley
Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
E-mail: mckelley@umich.edu

Vice President
Ann V. Fabian
Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
E-mail: ann.v.fabian@gmail.com

Executive Secretary
Andie Tucher
Columbia Univ.
E-mail: ajt21@columbia.edu

Administrative Secretary
Tracy O'Neill
Society of American Historians
E-mail: amhistsociety@columbia.edu