Publication Date

October 1, 1993

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 Teaching Division; two Council members; one member each for the Professional, Research, and Teaching divisions; one member for 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, when it prepares the ballot for the fall election in 1994.

Present membership of the Council and elective committees is as follows with open positions indicated by the year and name in bold italic lettering:


Louise A. Tilly, New School for Social Research, president (term expires 1994)

Thomas C. Holt, University of Chicago, president-elect (1994)

Frederic E. Wakeman, Jr., University of California, Berkeley, immediate past president (1994)

Blanche Wiesen Cook, John Jay College of Criminal Justice-CUNY, vice-president, Research Division (1994)

Robert A. Blackey, California State University, San Bernardino, vice-president, Teaching Division (1995)

Drew Gilpin Faust, University of Pennsylvania, vice-president, Professional Division (1996)

Carole K. Fink, Ohio State University (1994)

Nell Irvin Painter, Princeton University (1994)

Suzanne Wilson Barnett, University of Puget Sound (1995)

Sam Bass Warner, Jr., Brandeis University (1995)

Mary Elizabeth Perry, Occidental College and UCLA (1996)

Donald A. Ritchie, U.S. Senate Historical Office (1996)

Divisional Committee Members


Anand Yang, University of Utah (1994)

Paul K. Conkin, Vanderbilt University (1995)

Claire G. Moses, University of Maryland, College Park (1996)


Claudia Koonz, Duke University (1994)

James Lockhart, University of California, Los Angeles (1995)

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, University of New Hampshire (1996)


James Adomanis, Anne Arundel County (MD) Public Schools (1994)

Sarah Hanley, University of Iowa (1995)

James J. Lorence, University of Wisconsin Center-Marathon County (1996)

Committee on Committees

Keith M. Baker, Stanford University (1994)

Susan E. Ramirez, DePaul University (1994)

Richard J. M. Blackett, Indiana University (1995)

Ramón Gutiérrez, University of California, San Diego (1996)

Nominating Committee

Rudolph Bell, Rutgers University (1994)

José Cuello, Wayne State University (1994)

Nancy A. Hewitt, Duke University (1994)

Rebecca J. Scott, University of Michigan (1994)

Jere Bacharach, University of Washington (1995)

Evelyn Edson, Piedmont Virginia Community College (1995)

Marcia L. Colish, Oberlin College (1996)

James Grossman, The Newberry Library (1996)

Sylvia M. Jacobs, North Carolina Central University (1996)

Also see the ballot material for the 1993 elections that was mailed to the membership last month, the slate of which was published in the April 1993 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.

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