AHA Member Spotlight: Rebecca Simon
September 24, 2021
Rebecca Simon is an adjunct professor at Santa Monica College. She lives in Los Angeles, California, and has been a member since 2015.
Bowling Together: Finding Your People during Graduate School
September 23, 2021
Two graduate students write about how their friendship helped them through their PhD program.
Confronting Race and Medieval Fantasies: Teaching the Middle Ages in the Modern South
September 22, 2021
Teaching the Middle Ages in the modern southern United States requires that we help students reexamine their ideas about the past in light of scholarship and shake off antiquated ideas that reflect neither historical realities nor who we are in the 21st century.
A Year Characterized by Pivoting and Adapting: The 2020 State Department HAC Report
September 21, 2021
The 2020 HAC report documents the progress made by the Office of the Historian of the State Department during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Consistently Evolving: The Foreign Relations Series at 160
September 20, 2021
In the 160 years since a Congressional request led to the Foreign Relations of the United States series, the project’s mandate, staffing, and production has changed immensely.
Grant of the Week: National Humanities Center Residential Fellowships, 2022-23
September 17, 2021
The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residential fellowships.
Family and History Mix during a Fulbright Year: A Personal and Intellectual Journey in Ghana
September 16, 2021
A Fulbright year in Ghana enabled one historian to balance her research life with her family life, living and learning about the country that was both her subject and homeland.
AHA and OAH Join Coalition to Combat Misinformation: The Integrity of History Education Is at Stake
September 15, 2021
The AHA and the OAH have joined Learn from History, a coalition opposing efforts that would limit the ability of educators to maintain the scholarly integrity of courses in US history.
Evaluating without Grading: Encouraging Students to Master Skills with Specifications Grading
September 14, 2021
Mastering a skill is at the heart of the specifications grading system.
Extreme Spaces and New Frontiers: Meet the AHA’s 2021–22 Fellows
September 13, 2021
Read about the 2021-22 recipients of the J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History, the Fellowship in Aerospace History, and the Fellowship in the History of Space Technology.