Are You Better Off than You Were Four Years Ago?
Margaret O’Mara | Sep 10, 2020How we define and discuss "the economy" reveals political priorities and imperatives of historical moments, including our own.
AHA Member Spotlight: Ted Dickson
Matthew Keough | Sep 4, 2020Ted Dickson is a history teacher and department chair at Providence Day School, Charlotte, North Carolina. He lives in Matthews,...
Building Archives, Training Scholars
Allison Robinson | Sep 3, 2020Working with two digital history projects during her MA studies taught Allison Robinson the value of digital work.
Protein, Territory, Isolation
Gabriella Virginia Folsom | Aug 27, 2020Announcing the 2020-21 recipients of the J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History, the Fellowship in Aerospace History, and the...
So Far Away from 1965
Julian Zelizer | Aug 24, 2020The 1965 Voting Rights Act worked but its promise has never been fulfilled.
Who Is “Essential”?
Mae Ngai | Aug 21, 2020Immigration and refugee policies have long been used to control the changing ethno-racial composition of the United States.
Between Africa and America
Nemata Blyden and Jeannette Eileen Jones | Aug 20, 2020Black Americans and African immigrants have influenced American policy toward the continent for centuries.
AHA Member Spotlight: Rosina Lozano
Matthew Keough | Aug 10, 2020Rosina Lozano is an associate professor at Princeton University. She lives in Princeton, New Jersey, and has been a member since 2014.
Setting the Lost Cause on Fire
Karen L. Cox | Aug 6, 2020Protesters burned the United Daughters of the Confederacy's headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, because it functions as a monument to white supremacy and the Lost Cause.