Blessed Are the Peacemakers: The Legacies of Mikhail Gorbachev
Current Events in Historical Context, Perspectives Daily
James Graham Wilson | Mar 22, 2023
Without Mikhail Gorbachev’s unusual decisions, the end of the Cold War might have looked very different.
Working While Foreign: An Ongoing Journey
Yanqiu Zheng | Mar 21, 2023
Finding a job in the professoriate is hard enough, but there are additional complications for those who are not permanent US residents.
Held: Legal Authority and the Abuse of History
Lauren MacIvor Thompson | Mar 16, 2023
Public discussions often fail to acknowledge the nuance of abortion’s history, a fact made painfully clear in last year's US Supreme Court decision.
Professional Crafts: The Fuzzy Border between History and Journalism
Clay Risen | Mar 15, 2023
Too many journalists misunderstand the uses of history, and historians bear some responsibility.
AHA Member Spotlight: Meng Zhang
Matthew Keough | Mar 17, 2023
Meng Zhang is an assistant professor of history at Vanderbilt University. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and has been a member since 2016.
Journalists and Historians
Edward Muir | Mar 14, 2023
Historians cannot ignore the impact of journalism on their craft.
L. Renato Grigoli | Mar 13, 2023
The buck should stop with the editor.
What the Renaissance Got Wrong
Vanessa R. Corcoran | Mar 9, 2023
Becoming a mother during the pandemic made one historian reconsider a principle that had guided her since college.
2023 AHA Nominations
Compiled by Liz Townsend | Mar 8, 2023
The Nominating Committee offers the following candidates for offices of the AHA.