A Tale of Two Catholic Presidents
Francine Uenuma | Apr 2, 2021Whereas JFK faced voters skeptical of him for merely being Catholic, Joe Biden must confront concerns about what kind of Catholic he is.
Terrence M. Cole (1953–2020)
Mary F. Ehrlander | Mar 31, 2021Terrence Cole, professor emeritus of history and Arctic and northern studies at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, died on December...
Paul W. Schroeder (1927–2020)
Katherine Aaslestad | Mar 31, 2021Paul W. Schroeder, professor emeritus of European history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, passed away on December 6, 2020.
AHA Member Spotlight: Yan Xu
Matthew Keough | Mar 19, 2021Yan Xu is an associate professor of history and chair at Spelman College. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, and has been a member since 2012.
Paul S. Seaver (1932–2020)
David Como | Feb 26, 2021Paul Seaver, professor emeritus of early modern British history at Stanford University, died on August 2, 2020.
Richard Polenberg (1937–2020)
Kevin M. Kruse | Jan 29, 2021Richard Polenberg, historian of modern America, died on November 26, 2020, in Ithaca, New York.
Why is Charles Curtis’s Legacy So Complicated?
Kiara M. Vigil | Jan 19, 2021Charles Curtis, a member of the Kaw Nation and the first person of color to serve as vice president, is...
Alexandra F. Levy | Oct 27, 2020The State Department's Office of the Historian faced challenges on multiple fronts in 2019.
Expanding the Genre
Laura Ansley | Oct 22, 2020In You Never Forget Your First, Alexis Coe breaks away from hagiography to craft a biography of George Washington that appeals to new audiences.
“If Anybody Says Election to Me, I Want to Fight”
Jon Grinspan | Oct 19, 2020The election of 1876 can shed light on how the nation's political institutions operate during a crisis of democracy.