A photo of several people sitting at a table, and several more people sitting behind them, from the AHA's 2019 department chairs workshop.

Annual Department Chairs' Workshop

Are you facing the professional challenge of serving as department chair?

From July 17-18, 2023, the AHA will offer our annual Chairs' Workshop in person at the American Bar Foundation (420 E. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60611). Registration will include two nights' accommodation (July 17 and 18) at the Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile hotel (633 North Saint Clair Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60611).

The AHA is monitoring the COVID-19 situation and will expect attendees to comply with city and CDC guidelines.

Programming will begin first thing Monday, July 17 and end around 3 pm on Tuesday, July 17. The agenda will be posted nearer to the workshop. 

We are pleased to announce confirmed facilitators for the 2023 workshop:

Anne Hyde, University of Oklahoma
Ravi Gupta, Utah State University
Laura Hostetler, University of Illinois Chicago

Registration & Fees

AHA institutional members: $1,150

AHA institutional nonmembers: $1,500

Register for the workshop by signing in at historians.org/myaha. Select "Register for Chairs' Workshop" under Events. You may pay either a deposit or the full payment. If you would like to be invoiced instead, contact ltownsend@historians.org. Final payment is due June 30, 2023.

Any questions about the workshop can be directed to Rachel Wheatley at rwheatley@historians.org.

To get a better sense of plenary topics and breakout discussions at past workshops, check out these resources: