James Z. Gao (1948–2021)
Jeffrey Herf | Dec 29, 2021James Z. Gao, professor of modern Chinese history at the University of Maryland, College Park, died on October 26, 2021, at the age of 73.
Eric Weitz (1953–2021)
Jeremy Adelman | Dec 29, 2021Eric Weitz, a historian of Germany and global human rights, passed away on July 1, 2021.
Walter Nugent (1935–2021)
James H. Madison | Dec 29, 2021Walter Nugent, a historian of wide-ranging interests and expertise, has died.
Charles Grier Sellers Jr. (1923–2021)
Daniel N. Gullotta and David A. Hollinger | Dec 29, 2021Charles Grier Sellers Jr. died on September 24, 2021, at the age of 98.
Martin J. Sherwin (1937–2021)
Gregg Herken | Dec 29, 2021Martin J. Sherwin died on October 6, 2021, of complications from lung cancer.
Portrait of a Man
Brian Piper | Dec 28, 2021This daguerreotype invites us to explore the important history of how people of African descent participated in New Orleans's early photography scene.
A Tribute to Leon Litwack
James Grossman and Waldo E. Martin | Dec 27, 2021Leon F. Litwack died on August 5, 2021, at the age of 91.
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.
AHA Member Spotlight: Judith Vitale
Matthew Keough | Dec 10, 2021Judith Vitale is a lecturer within the Department of History at the University of Zurich.
Troy J. Sacquety and Jared M. Tracy | Dec 9, 2021A different take on being a military historian.