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...
AHA Member Spotlight: Mark L. Howe
Matthew Keough | Jul 20, 2021Mark L. Howe is a cultural resources specialist/historian within the United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission...
Walter F. LaFeber (1933–2021)
Alison Dreizen | Jul 19, 2021Walter F. LaFeber, a scholar of US Foreign Relations, died on March 9, 2021.
Robert Middlekauff (1929–2021)
Richard R. Johnson | Jul 19, 2021Robert Middlekauff, a dedicated teacher and leading scholar of early American history, died peacefully on March 10, 2021, in Pleasanton,...
Linda Hunter Rowe (1945–2020)
Cathleene B. Hellier | Jul 19, 2021Linda Hunter Rowe, a historian for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation who retired in 2017 after 50 years of service, died on October 23, 2020.
Hermann Wellenreuther (1941–2021)
A. G. Roeber | Jul 19, 2021Hermann Wellenreuther, emeritus professor of early modern history at the Georg-August University of Göttingen, died on April 3, 2021, from...
Grant of the Week: Central European History Book and Article Prizes
Alana Venable | Jul 15, 2021The Central European History Society (CEHS) is accepting nominations for its book and article prizes.
Autobiography with Scholarly Trimmings
Zachary M. Schrag | Jul 13, 2021Even as they tell others’ stories, historians often write about their own lives.
Can Plants Help Us to Understand COVID-19?
Matthew Plishka | Jul 12, 2021Many of the same mistakes and oversights that we see in human disease control today were made in the early 20th-century fight against Panama Disease.
You Are Only as Good as Your Sources
Bobby Cervantes | Jul 6, 2021Journalists and historians share a fixation on sources, but how and when they use a source differs in important ways.