Research

  • AHA Member Spotlight: John R. Chávez

    Matthew Keough | May 25, 2021

    John R. Chávez is a professor of history at Southern Methodist University. He lives in Garland, Texas, and has been a member since 2001.
  • Gruesome but Honorable Work

    Kim Clarke | May 24, 2021

    Grieving family members were instrumental in the creation of a federal program to rebury and repatriate the remains of fallen soldiers after World War II.
  • Colorizing Photos from the Past

    Tara Tran | May 20, 2021

    An artist's efforts to colorize and alter images of people incarcerated, tortured, and murdered by the Khmer Rouge perpetuated a...
  • Reel or Unreal History

    Julianne Johnson | May 19, 2021

    Newsreels, a uniquely 20th-century format, can be a powerful tool for instructors looking to engage students in critical analysis and build media literacy.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Brandi Townsend

    Matthew Keough | May 18, 2021

    Brandi Townsend is an assistant teaching professor at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. She lives in Santiago, Chile, and has been a member since 2007.
  • Keeping It Real

    Abe Gibson | May 17, 2021

    How can historians combat "deepfakes," videos altered to show hyper-realistic people saying or doing things they never actually said or did?
  • Grant of the Week: Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize

    Karen Lou | May 13, 2021

    The Friends of the German Historical Institute is is now accepting applications for Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize. 
  • Cliché and Caricature

    Dario A. Euraque | May 12, 2021

    A historian of Latin America explains the origins of the term banana republic and why it was not an appropriate...
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Alison K. Smith

    Matthew Keough | May 11, 2021

    Alison K. Smith is a professor and department chair at the University of Toronto. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, and...
  • Our Learning Curve Was Steep

    Stefan Djordjevic, Kristin Hoganson, and Dana Rabin | May 10, 2021

    Research on teaching in pandemic conditions conducted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign assessed emergency practices to advance teaching and learning.
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