Members Making News: 2024 Archive

  • AHA Member Awarded Two National Jewish Book Awards (February 2024)

    Feb 02, 2024 - 

    Congratulations to AHA member Robin Judd (Ohio State Univ.), who received two National Jewish Book Awards for Between Two Worlds: Jewish War Brides After the Holocaust (Univ. of North Carolina Press). Judd was awarded the JDC-Herbert Katzki Award for Best Writing Based on Archival Material and the Barbara Dobkin Award for Best Book in Women’s Studies.

  • AHA Member Authors Book on Early Modern Numeracy (February 2024)

    Feb 02, 2024 - 

    By the Numbers: Numeracy, Religion, and the Quantitative Transformation of Early Modern England by AHA member Jessica Marie Otis (George Mason Univ.) was published this winter by Oxford University Press. This is the first book-length study of numeracy in early modern England and integrates ideas about and the use of numbers in religion, business, politics, material culture, print and literacy, and education of ordinary people.

  • AHA Members Awarded NEH Grants and Fellowships (January 2024)

    Jan 18, 2024 - 
    Congratulations to the 36 AHA members who were named as recipients of grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). “This funding will help preserve and expand access to community histories, strengthen the ability of small museums and archives to serve the public, and provide resources and educational opportunities for students to engage with history, literature, languages, and cultures,” said NEH Chair Shelley C. Lowe.