Become a Member

Our members support a diverse range of AHA efforts to advocate on behalf of historians and students of history, connect and collaborate with each other over shared historical interests, and benefit from numerous professional resources and programs. The AHA proudly serves thousands of historians, representing all geographical, chronological, and topical specializations and professional settings, and we also welcome anyone interested in history, no matter their educational or professional backgrounds.

Support AHA Initiatives


Fostering new approaches to history education and scholarship, setting standards for the discipline, celebrating exceptional historical work, and publishing pathbreaking content.


Promoting history’s importance as a discipline and the critical role history plays in public life, and supporting historians and students of history.


Convening and fostering connections between historians everywhere, both in-person and online.

Teaching and Learning

Improving history education at all levels by supporting students and current and future educators, and creating and sharing curricular resources.

Career Development

Supporting historians exploring careers within and outside the professoriate, as well as historians building their professional skills at any stage of their careers.