From the President
Allison Miller | Jan 11, 2019Understanding the forces that affect historians—past, present, and future—requires thinking big.
Raising a Stink
Chelsea Denault | Sep 6, 2018Working in sustainability provided Denault unique insights into why Detroit once built the world’s largest trash incinerator.
Trash to Treasure
Chelsea Denault | Aug 2, 2018An interest in the history of trash led this graduate student to a job in sustainability.
Elizabeth Elliott | Dec 1, 2017Nick Johnson calls himself a “hempiricist”—the Colorado State University MA and senior associate editor of Colorado Encyclopedia writes prolifically f...
“Dogs Were Our Defenders!”
Bernard C. Moore | Jun 16, 2017An early 20th-century tax on owning dogs played a crucial role in shaping agriculture & labor relations during colonialism in Namibia, argues Bernard Moore.
Killing for Sheep
Bernard C. Moore | Jun 9, 2017Over the course of my research into sheep farming in Namibia during the colonial and apartheid periods (emphasis on 1915–82),...
Sadie Bergen | Feb 1, 2017On January 18, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA confirmed 2016 as the ho...
AHA Member Spotlight: Yovanna Pineda
Matthew Keough | Nov 8, 2016Yovanna Pineda is an associate professor at the University of Central Florida. She lives in Orlando, Florida, and has been...
The “Animal Turn” in History
Dan Vandersommers | Nov 3, 2016By Dan VandersommersOver the past few years, the humanities have been confronting a paradigm shift.After the cultural and linguistic turns of...