Adam M. Howard and Kristin L. Ahlberg | Sep 20, 2021In the 160 years since a Congressional request led to the Foreign Relations of the United States series, the project’s...
Extreme Spaces and New Frontiers
Rebecca L. West | Sep 13, 2021Read about the 2021-22 recipients of the J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History, the Fellowship in Aerospace History, and...
The Professor as a Primary Source
Julianne Johnson | Sep 9, 2021In telling students about her experiences on September 11, 2001, Julianne Johnson makes herself the primary source—and demonstrates the interplay of history, testimony, and memory.
Biography’s Occupational Hazards
From the President
Jacqueline Jones | Sep 8, 2021As a biographer, Jacqueline Jones found herself wondering how she should deal with aspects of her subject's life that left her baffled, even mystified.
Vyta Pivo | Sep 2, 2021In studying the concrete manufacturing communities of the Lehigh Valley, Vyta Pivo used ethnography to add new layers to her understanding of the worker experience.
Big Mouth Billy Bass
Sherri Sheu | Aug 26, 2021Billy Bass might be considered mere kitsch, but dismissing this singing fish would ignore some critical linkages between culture and environment.
Abstract and Ill Informed
Jacqueline Jones | Aug 12, 2021Critical race theory provides insights into why achieving the ideals enshrined in the Founders' declaration that "all men are created...
We Are Part of Nature
Matthew Plishka | Aug 5, 2021Multispecies political ecology can help environmental historians reveal how nonhuman species can shape the world.
AHA Member Spotlight: Barbara L. Tischler
Matthew Keough | Jul 27, 2021Barbara L. Tischler is a lecturer in the Black Male Initiative program at Empire State College, State University of New...