Committee on Minority Historians

Established: 1990

Purpose: To advocate for a more inclusive profession by representing the interest and concerns of minority historians; to foster an inclusive scholarship that challenges and transforms the practice of history, both substantively and methodologically; to work with other committees within the Association and to support the Association’s outreach to public history organizations and K–12 teachers.

Membership: 5 members, including one graduate student or early career professional. Committee meets twice a year by teleconference with CMH members serving a minimum of three years. New members will be added on a staggered yearly basis.

Assignment to Division: Reports on its work to the Council, works with appropriate divisions and committees on specific issues.


Sharika Crawford, US Naval Academy
Farina King, Northeastern State Univ., Tahlequah
Cecilia Méndez Gastelumendi, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
George Derek Musgrove, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County
Srijita Pal, Univ. of Southern California


Debbie Ann Doyle, Meetings Manager