Historians and the Public

  • Talk to Historians

    From the Executive Director

    James Grossman | Mar 7, 2019

    You can bewail decline from the sidelines. But it’s best to get informed.
  • Why I Am a Historian


    Lillian Guerra | Jul 2, 2018

    Confronting ignorance and racism pushed me into my career.
  • “Our Biggest Mistake Is That We Trusted You Too Much”

    AHA Today, From the National History Center

    Jeffrey A. Engel | May 10, 2018

    Jeffrey Engel, founding director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University, explains how Russian President Vladimir Putin...
  • An Embarrassment of Witches

    From the President

    Mary Beth Norton | May 1, 2018

    WITCH HUNT!”That’s how President Donald Trump’s tweets tend to refer to the investigation led by Robert Mueller into possible collusion between his pr...

Most Recent

  • Community Values

    Jenny Barker-Devine | May 1, 2018

    Civic engagement isn't only for the tenured or the daring.
  • Experiments in Writing History

    Elizabeth Elliott | Apr 26, 2018

    Laura Kamoie still receives periodic royalty statements for a book she published over a decade ago—a...
  • When the AHA Takes a Public Stance

    Mary Beth Norton | Mar 9, 2018

    During my year as president-elect, I became involved in the AHA’s taking public positions three time...
  • Humanities Funding and the Proposed Federal Budget

    James Grossman | Mar 9, 2018

    Last month President Donald Trump released his Presidential Budget Request for federal fiscal year (...
  • Past Tense

    James Grossman | Feb 16, 2018

    As I walk to work in the morning, the first thing I see as I head toward the AHA office is the US Ca...

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