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Episode Description

In this special episode, we look at Jacqueline Jones’s AHA Presidential Address, “Historians and Their Publics, Then and Now,” delivered on January 7th, 2022, at the AHA annual meeting in New Orleans. You’ll hear an abridged version of the address paired with a conversation between Jacqueline and Mark Bradley about the address. Jacqueline Jones served as president of the American Historical Association in 2021.

Show Notes

In this Episode

Jacqueline Jones (Ellen C. Temple Chair and Mastin Gentry White Professor Emerita at the University of Texas at Austin; 2021 AHA President)

Mark Bradley (AHR Editor, Bernadotte E. Schmitt Distinguished Service Professor of International History and the College at the University of Chicago)

Daniel Story (Host and Producer, Digital Scholarship Librarian at UC Santa Cruz)


Jacqueline Jones’s Full Presidential Address on YouTube


“Descanso De Tela” by Chico Correa and Electronic Band

By Blue Dot Sessions

“Noe Noe”





“Gra Hovedvei”



Produced by Daniel Story

Audio engineering assistance by Myles Rider-Alexis