From the President

  • Absence and Presence

    From the President

    Jacqueline Jones | Apr 13, 2021

    Although historians have produced remarkable work while working remotely, AHA president Jacqueline Jones argues that it is dangerous to conclude...
  • We Are Only Human

    From the President

    Jacqueline Jones | Mar 18, 2021

    After an unexpectedly emotional response to her subject, Jacqueline Jones reflected on the place of emotion in the history classroom.
  • The “Fun” in Fundraising

    From the President

    Jacqueline Jones | Feb 22, 2021

    Raising money for history programs can be rewarding, in several meanings of the word.
  • Why Study You-Know-What?

    From the President

    Jacqueline Jones | Jan 13, 2021

    Historians have our own reasons for studying the past but must often explain the value of historical thinking to people not in the discipline.

Most Recent

  • One for the History Books

    Jacqueline Jones | Dec 18, 2020

    In her first column, AHA president Jacqueline Jones reflects on stepping into this role during a moment of radical upheaval for the discipline.
  • Reasons for Hope in a Difficult Year

    Mary Lindemann | Nov 24, 2020

    AHA president Mary Lindemann looks back on her term of office, finding hope and reason for optimism despite the undeniable...
  • Partners in Scholarship

    Mary Lindemann | Oct 26, 2020

    Reports of the death of university presses or the rise of the e-book as a permanent alternative to the physical...
  • Our Colleagues

    Mary Lindemann | Sep 15, 2020

    Departments and their tenure-track faculty should work to ameliorate the difficulties contingent faculty experience, especially during COVID-19.
  • Going Remote

    Mary Lindemann | Aug 17, 2020

    History faculty did far more than just "make it work" during the pivot to remote teaching.

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