Publication Date

October 1, 1989

Perspectives Section

AHA Activities

Under the bylaws pursuant to Article VIII, Sections 2, 3, and 4 of the constitution, the executive director invites all members of the Association to submit to him, on or before December 15, recommendations for the following offices: president-elect; vice-president of the Research Division; two Council members; one member each for the Professional, Research, and Teaching divisions; two members of the Committee on Committees; and three members of the Nominating Committee. All suggestions received will be forwarded to the Nominating Committee for consideration at its meeting next February. Terms expire in December. Present membership of the Council and elective committees is as follows with open positions indicated by the year and name in bold italic lettering:



1989 Akira Iriye, Harvard University, immediate past president

1990 Louis R. Harlan, University of Maryland, College Park, president

1991 David Herlihy, Brown University, president-elect

1989 John J. TePaske, Duke University, vice president, Professional Division

1990 Richard T. Vann, Wesleyan University, vice president, Research Division

1991 Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau, University of Louisville, vice president, Teaching Division

1989 Richard H. Kohn, Office of Air Force History

1989 John F. Benton*, California Institute of Technology

1990 Lawrence W. Levine, University of California, Berkeley

1990 Carol Gluck, Columbia University

1991 Margaret Strobel, University of Illinois, Chicago

1991 Martin J. Wiener, Rice University




1989 Albert Camarillo, Stanford University

1990 Caroline W. Bynum, Columbia University

1991 David M. Katzman, University of Kansas


1989 Joseph C. Miller, University of Virginia

1990 Ira Berlin, University of Maryland, College Park

1991 Constance B. Schulz, University of South Carolina


1989 Philip B. Scranton, Rutgers University, Camden

1990 Julia Stewart Werner, Nicolet High School, Wisconsin

1991 Barbara J. Harris, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Committee on Committees

1989 Ingrid Winther Scobie, Texas Woman’s University

1990 John R. Gillis, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

1990 Louisa S. Hoberman, Austin, Texas

1991 Stanley G. Payne, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Nominating Committee

1989 Darlene Clark Hine, Michigan State University

1989 Giles Constable, Institute for Advanced Study

1989 Suellen Hoy, University of Notre Dame

1990 William B. Cohen, Indiana University

1990 Alice Kessler-Harris, Hofstra University

1990 Colin A. Palmer, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1991 Angeliki Laiou, Harvard University

1991 Gary B. Nash, University of California, Los Angeles

1991 Barbara N. Ramusack, University of Cincinnati


See also the ballot material for the 1989 elections that was mailed to the membership last month, the slate of which was published in the April 1989 Perspectives.

Suggestions should be submitted to the Executive Director, AHA, 400 A Street SE, Washington, DC 20003. Please specify academic or other position and field of the individual; include also a brief statement of his or her qualifications for the particular position for which you are recommending the person.

*Editor’s Note: The Council voted to retain the late Professor Benton’s name on its rolls for the rest of his term.

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