AHA Member Spotlight: Gladys McCormick
Matthew Keough | Sep 13, 2019Gladys McCormick is an associate professor in history and the Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-US Relations at...
From the National History Center, Perspectives Daily
Kathleen Day | Apr 3, 2019Deposit insurance was meant to stop bank runs. But by generating unwarranted confidence in the banking system, it creates danger.
Antonio Calabria (1941–2018)
John Jeffries Martin | Jan 11, 2019Professor Antonio Calabria died at his home in San Antonio, Texas, in early October 2018.
Matthew Bowser | Aug 9, 2018Economic stress and political upheaval have been historically responsible for Islamophobia in Myanmar.
Rules of Trade
Dane Kennedy | Jul 20, 2018President Trump calls international trade rules “unfair” to the United States. Do historians agree?
Fishing for Loan Sharks
Anne Fleming | Jul 12, 2018Policymakers have been trying to reel in loan sharks for over a century.
Familial Intrigue: A Historian's Attic Reveals Secrets from the Past
Jill Wharton | Feb 16, 2018Alice Echols’s discovery that her grandfather played a leading role in one of the biggest banking sc...
Alex Lichtenstein | Dec 1, 2017As Jonathan Levy (Univ. of Chicago) observes in his “Comment” in December’s AHR Forum (“Follow the M...
Welfare Reform and the Politics of Race
Premilla Nadasen | Aug 22, 2016Premilla Nadasen on how the racialized rhetoric of work over dependency reflected in the '96 welfare reform act continues to have an impact today.