North America

  • John D. Buenker (1937–2020)

    Robert Chiles and Nancy C. Unger | May 29, 2020

    John D. Buenker, emeritus professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, died peacefully at home on April 4, 2020,...
  • Roger H. Brown (1931–2020)

    Karin Wulf | May 22, 2020

    After a life of adventure with books and in the outdoors, Roger H. Brown passed away on March 19, 2020, at 88 years old.
  • David F. Healy (1926–2019)

    Walter (Bud) Weare | May 22, 2020

    David F. Healy, professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and historian of US foreign policy in the Caribbean, died on April 28, 2019.
  • Charles Royster (1944–2020)

    Gaines Foster | May 22, 2020

    Charles Royster, a student of early America and the Civil War, died on February 6, 2020. 
  • Joel Williamson (1929–2019)

    Jack Roper | May 22, 2020

    Joel Williamson died on November 9, 2019, at the age of 90, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Sarah E. Patterson

    Matthew Keough | May 21, 2020

    Sarah E. Patterson is a research historian at SNA International/Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. She lives in Bellevue, Nebraska, and has been a member since 2015.
  • Haitian Legacies

    Alex Lichtenstein | May 20, 2020

    This year marks the bicentennial of the Haitian Republic. The latest issue of the AHR includes both a Forum and...
  • Rumors of War Arrives in the South

    Ryan K. Smith | May 18, 2020

    The erection of a Kehinde Wiley statue in the former Confederate capital is part of Richmond's latest struggle with Civil War history.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Lilia Fernández

    Matthew Keough | May 14, 2020

    Lilia Fernández is an associate professor and the Henry Rutgers Term Chair at Rutgers University. She lives in New Brunswick,...
  • Documenting Disaster

    Laura Ansley | Apr 29, 2020

    In collecting oral histories around the state, history students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette have learned about the...
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