Family and History Mix during a Fulbright Year
Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch | Sep 16, 2021A Fulbright year in Ghana enabled one historian to balance her research life with her family life, living and learning...
Extreme Spaces and New Frontiers
Rebecca L. West | Sep 13, 2021Read about the 2021-22 recipients of the J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History, the Fellowship in Aerospace History, and...
AHA Member Spotlight: Victor M. Uribe-Uran
Matthew Keough | Sep 10, 2021Victor M. Uribe-Uran is a professor of history and law and chair of the history department at Florida International University.
The Professor as a Primary Source
Julianne Johnson | Sep 9, 2021In telling students about her experiences on September 11, 2001, Julianne Johnson makes herself the primary source—and demonstrates the interplay of history, testimony, and memory.
Biography’s Occupational Hazards
Jacqueline Jones | Sep 8, 2021As a biographer, Jacqueline Jones found herself wondering how she should deal with aspects of her subject's life that left her baffled, even mystified.
Ashley E. Bowen and Olivia Ricche | Sep 7, 2021The Perspectives author pool is slightly more diverse than the AHA's membership, but content skews to covering the United States, current events, and public history.
Vyta Pivo | Sep 2, 2021In studying the concrete manufacturing communities of the Lehigh Valley, Vyta Pivo used ethnography to add new layers to her understanding of the worker experience.
AHA Member Spotlight: Samuel Yamashita
Matthew Keough | Aug 27, 2021Samuel Yamashita is the Henry E. Sheffield Professor of History in the Department of History, Pomona College, in Claremont, California.
Big Mouth Billy Bass
Sherri Sheu | Aug 26, 2021Billy Bass might be considered mere kitsch, but dismissing this singing fish would ignore some critical linkages between culture and environment.