Event Type

AHA Online, History Behind the Headlines, Webinar/Virtual Event

AHA Topics

Graduate Education, K–12 Education, Teaching & Learning, Undergraduate Education

Event Description

In this virtual conversation, four prominent historians of American political life offered historical perspective on the events, and consequences, of the 2020 election.

Read about the event in Perspectives on History.


  • Chair: James Grossman (American Historical Association)
  • Marsha E. Barrett (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • Jelani Cobb (Columbia Univ.), John A. Lawrence (Univ. of California Washington Center)
  • Heather Cox Richardson (Boston Coll.)