Staff

All staff may be reached by email, or you may reach them by phone at (202) 544-2422 (their individual extensions follow their names).

  • Jim Grossman

    Executive Director
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422
    Email

    James Grossman is the AHA’s executive director. 

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  • Dana Schaffer

    Deputy Director
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 114
    Email

    Dana is the AHA’s deputy director.

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  • Laura Ansley

    Managing Editor
    Contact Info:
    Phone: 202-544-2422, ext. 133
    Email

    Laura is the AHA’s managing editor. 

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  • Ashley Bowen

    Editor, Perspectives on History
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 120
    Email

    Ashley is the editor of Perspectives on History.

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  • Julia Brookins

    Special Projects Coordinator
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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    Julia Brookins is the AHA’s special projects coordinator.

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  • Megan Connor

    Program Associate
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 101
    Email

    Megan is the AHA’s program associate.

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  • Seth Denbo

    Director of Scholarly Communication and Digital Initiatives
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 118
    Email

    Seth is the AHA’s director of scholarly communication and digital initiatives.

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  • Debbie Ann Doyle

    Meetings Manager
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 104
    Email

    Debbie is the AHA’s meetings manager.

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  • Gabriella Folsom

    Communications and Marketing Assistant
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 106
    Email

    Gabriella is the AHA’s communications and marketing assistant.

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  • Michelle Hewitt

    Assistant Membership Manager
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 123
    Email

    Michelle is the AHA’s assistant membership manager.

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  • Matthew Keough

    Archives and Facilities Administrator
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 113
    Email

    Matthew is the AHA’s archives and facilities administrator.

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  • Alexandra Levy

    Web and Social Media Coordinator
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 117
    Email

    Alexandra is the AHA’s web and social media coordinator.

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  • Karen Lou

    Editorial Assistant
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 119
    Email

    Karen Lou is the AHA’s editorial assistant.

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  • Victor Medina Del Toro

    Meetings and Executive Assistant
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 100
    Email

    Victor is the AHA’s meetings and executive assistant.

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  • Betsy Orgodol

    Accounting Manager
    Contact Info:
    Phone: 202-544-2422, ext. 110
    Email

    Betsy is the AHA’s accounting manager.

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  • Melanie Peinado

    Career Diversity Fellow
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 112
    Email

    Melanie is the AHA’s Career Diversity Fellow.

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  • Dylan Ruediger

    Coordinator, Career Diversity for Historians and Institutional Research
    Contact Info:
    Phone: 202-544-2422 ext. 108
    Email

    Dylan is the AHA’s coordinator of Career Diversity for Historians and institutional research.

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  • Pamela Scott-Pinkney

    Membership Manager
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 115
    Email

    Pam is the AHA’s membership manager.

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  • Emily Swafford

    Director of Academic and Professional Affairs
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 121
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    Emily Swafford is the AHA’s director of academic and professional affairs.

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  • Liz Townsend

    Manager, Data Administration and Integrity
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 122
    Email

    Liz is the AHA’s manager for data administration and integrity.

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  • Jeremy Young

    Communications and Marketing Manager
    Contact Info:
    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 111
    Email

    Jeremy is the AHA’s communications and marketing manager.

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