From the President
How Did You Choose Your Field?
Mary Beth Norton | Aug 23, 2018The AHA president surveyed a variety of historians.
An Embarrassment of Witches
Mary Beth Norton | May 1, 2018WITCH HUNT!”That’s how President Donald Trump’s tweets tend to refer to the investigation led by Rob...
Why Are You a Historian?
Mary Beth Norton | Apr 2, 2018Lately I’ve been thinking about the shape and future of the historical profession, especially in lig...
When the AHA Takes a Public Stance
Mary Beth Norton | Mar 9, 2018During my year as president-elect, I became involved in the AHA’s taking public positions three time...
A Report to Members about AHA Action on Sexual Harassment
Mary Beth Norton | Feb 16, 2018In fall 2017, as allegations of sexual harassment flooded into public view from women (and some men)...
Discussion and Debate: What Works in Undergraduate Teaching
Mary Beth Norton | Jan 1, 2018My first presidential column is a contribution to this month’s examination of undergraduate teaching...
Voyage to the Dark Side? The Historian as Administrator
Tyler Stovall | Nov 1, 2017Some 30 years ago, I entered the PhD program in history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, my f...
The Personal is Historical: What to Do When Your Profession Catches Up to You
Tyler Stovall | Oct 1, 2017Some years ago, while introducing my undergraduate course on the history of 20th-century Europe, I r...
A Continent among Continents: European History Today
Tyler Stovall | Sep 1, 2017Over 20 years ago, John Gillis published a major overview of the state of European historiography in...
Race, Class, and History in the Trump Era
Tyler Stovall | May 1, 2017One of the striking aspects of American politics during the era of Donald Trump’s presidential campa...