From the President

  • Professor Coach

    From the President

    James H. Sweet | Apr 6, 2022

    The parallels between coaching a high school football team, teaching a college class, and chairing a history department may not...
  • Finding Our Roots?

    From the President

    James H. Sweet | Mar 22, 2022

    DNA tests have become popular tools to rediscover lost ties to the past, but the links they forge do not...
  • March Madness

    From the President

    James H. Sweet | Feb 22, 2022

    Graduate students at most top-ranked universities now have guaranteed funding, and programs have cut cohort sizes. But has the practice...
  • Diffusion as Dilution?

    From the President

    James H. Sweet | Jan 24, 2022

    How do recent digital evolutions in academic production relate to the tried-and-true scholarly monograph?

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  • From Inclusive Public Schools to Divisive Concepts

    James H. Sweet | Dec 15, 2021

    His own experiences in public schools have influenced AHA president James H. Sweet’s views on recent “divisive concepts” debates.
  • Another Digital Revolution

    Jacqueline Jones | Nov 9, 2021

    The generous support of librarians and archivists and a wealth of digitized materials helped Jacqueline Jones finish a book project during the pandemic.
  • Common Schooling and the Common Good

    Jacqueline Jones | Oct 12, 2021

    Public schools are an essential part of American society, with a long history.
  • Biography’s Occupational Hazards

    Jacqueline Jones | Sep 8, 2021

    As a biographer, Jacqueline Jones found herself wondering how she should deal with aspects of her subject's life that left her baffled, even mystified.
  • Abstract and Ill Informed

    Jacqueline Jones | Aug 12, 2021

    Critical race theory provides insights into why achieving the ideals enshrined in the Founders' declaration that "all men are created...
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