Historians and the Public
Jargon in History Writing Shuts Out the Public
From the President
John R. McNeill | May 20, 2019Our society needs real history more than ever. We need to invite the curious, in true democratic fashion.
Talk to Historians
From the Executive Director
James Grossman | Mar 7, 2019You can bewail decline from the sidelines. But it’s best to get informed.
Why I Am a Historian
Lillian Guerra | Jul 2, 2018Confronting 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, 2018Jeffrey Engel, founding director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University, explains how Russian President Vladimir Putin...
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...
Jenny Barker-Devine | May 1, 2018Civic engagement isn't only for the tenured or the daring.
Experiments in Writing History
Elizabeth Elliott | Apr 26, 2018Laura 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, 2018During 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, 2018Last month President Donald Trump released his Presidential Budget Request for federal fiscal year (...