Social History

  • AHA Member Spotlight: Alison K. Smith

    Perspectives Daily

    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...
  • Mack Walker (1929–2021)

    In Memoriam

    Anthony LaVopa and Tanya Kevorkian | Apr 28, 2021

    Mack Walker, one of the most distinguished German historians in the postwar era, died of complications from COVID-19 on February 10, 2021.
  • Sonya Orleans Rose (1935–2020)

    In Memoriam

    Allison Abra | Apr 28, 2021

    Sonya Orleans Rose, distinguished historian of modern Britain and the British Empire, passed away at her home in Sarasota, Florida, on October 15, 2020.
  • Judy Yung (1946–2020)

    In Memoriam

    Madeline Y. Hsu | Mar 31, 2021

    Judy Yung, social historian of Chinese Americans, died on December 14, 2020.

Most Recent

  • AHA Member Spotlight: Michael Staudenmaier

    Matthew Keough | Mar 12, 2021

    Michael Staudenmaier is an assistant professor of history at Manchester University. He lives in Chicago, Illinois, and has been a member since 2014.
  • Paul S. Seaver (1932–2020)

    David Como | Feb 26, 2021

    Paul Seaver, professor emeritus of early modern British history at Stanford University, died on August 2, 2020.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: R. Isabela Morales

    Matthew Keough | Jan 29, 2021

    R. Isabela Morales is a manager of exhibition development at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. She lives in Newark, New...
  • Diversity Demands Struggle

    David A. Varel | Jan 26, 2021

    Lawrence Reddick, an important figure in Black history during the mid-20th century, fought to center the work and perspectives of Black historians.
  • Norman Rockwell Meets Peyton Place

    Ashley E. Bowen | Dec 17, 2020

    Jacqueline Jones, the AHA's 137th president, shares her goals for her presidential term and reflects on how her hometown shaped...
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