AHA Member Spotlight: John R. Chávez
Matthew Keough | May 25, 2021John R. Chávez is a professor of history at Southern Methodist University. He lives in Garland, Texas, and has been a member since 2001.
AHA Member Spotlight: Brandi Townsend
Matthew Keough | May 18, 2021Brandi Townsend is an assistant teaching professor at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. She lives in Santiago, Chile, and has been a member since 2007.
Cliché and Caricature
Dario A. Euraque | May 12, 2021A historian of Latin America explains the origins of the term banana republic and why it was not an appropriate...
Sonya Orleans Rose (1935–2020)
Allison Abra | Apr 28, 2021Sonya Orleans Rose, distinguished historian of modern Britain and the British Empire, passed away at her home in Sarasota, Florida, on October 15, 2020.
Mack Walker (1929–2021)
Anthony LaVopa and Tanya Kevorkian | Apr 28, 2021Mack Walker, one of the most distinguished German historians in the postwar era, died of complications from COVID-19 on February 10, 2021.
AHA Member Spotlight: Natsuko Matsumori
Matthew Keough | Apr 23, 2021Natsuko Matsumori is an associate professor of history of political thought at the University of Shizuoka. She lives in Kyoto...
Wrapping It Up
Alex Lichtenstein | Apr 22, 2021The June issue of the American Historical Review features three History Unclassified essays, seven articles, and a cluster of reviews...
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.