Teacher, Mentor, Coach
Laura Ansley | Dec 14, 2021James H. Sweet, the AHA’s 138th president, shares his goals for his presidential term and reflects how his mentor Colin Palmer shaped his career.
Grant of the Week: NEH Scholar in Residence at the Center for Jewish History
Alana Venable | Dec 1, 2021The Center for Jewish History invites applications for an NEH Scholar in Residence.
Sylvia R. Frey (1935–2021)
Emily Clark | Nov 30, 2021Sylvia R. Frey, historian of the American Revolution and the Black Atlantic and professor emerita at Tulane University, died on...
Mechal Sobel (1933–2021)
Sharon Halevi | Sep 30, 2021Mechal Sobel, historian of early American life and culture and African American history, died on March 24, 2021, in Haifa, Israel.
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.
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,...
Sharon Gillerman (1960–2020)
Ann Goldberg | Apr 28, 2021Sharon Gillerman, a scholar of modern German and Jewish history, died on November 20, 2020.
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.
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.