From the Executive Director

  • How Can We Help?

    James Grossman | Mar 24, 2021

    Members of the AHA participate in a community of historians with a central purpose: advocating for one another and for our work as historians.
  • A Paradox

    James Grossman | Feb 9, 2021

    A call to action for historians: show up without a special invitation.
  • Racist Histories and the AHA

    Sarah Weicksel and James Grossman | Jan 27, 2021

    The AHA has begun an initiative to document and reckon with the Association's role in the dissemination and legitimation of...
  • The Diffusion of Knowledge

    James Grossman | Dec 16, 2020

    An expanded definition of scholarship can bring new imagination to what we do as historians.
  • Official Comments on Federal Regulations

    James Grossman | Nov 19, 2020

    In addition to official statements and letters, the AHA submits official "comments" on postings in the Federal Register.
  • History, Deliberation, and Civic Culture

    James Grossman | Oct 21, 2020

    Historical exploration in the classroom and beyond can indeed engender and exacerbate conflict, but such exposure is essential for any true movement toward national unity.
  • Norms, Facts, and the Law

    James Grossman | Sep 9, 2020

    During a season of abnormal political spectacle, historians should hold fast to our commitment to the integrity of the historical record.
  • History, Front and Center

    James Grossman | Aug 19, 2020

    We approach an election in which not only history sits front and center; so too the values of historians.
  • The AHA, Historians, and COVID-19

    James Grossman | Apr 14, 2020

    The AHA has been working hard through the pandemic crisis to advocate for our members and the humanities at large.
  • Exhibiting the Past

    James Grossman | Mar 9, 2020

    The AHA wrote to the Archivist of the United States, objecting to the alteration of a photograph on display, and the archivist responded.

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