In Memoriam: Robert H. Zieger
May 1, 2013
Labor Historian, Teacher, and Advocate Robert H. Zieger, distinguished professor of history emeritus at the University of Florida, passed away unexpectedly at his home on March 6, 2013. He is survived...
The Status of Women and Minorities in the History Profession, 2008
September 1, 2008
Women and minorities remain only a small part of the history profession, despite decades of efforts to increase their relatively modest numbers. Whether one looks at recent snapshots or longer trends,...
Society for Military History Announces Its Annual Awards
April 1, 2012
The Society for Military History, an affiliated society of the AHA, recently announced the names of the winners and recipients of the society's many annual prizes and awards. The awards and prizes wil...
Call for Nominations for the 2009 AHA Election
January 1, 2009
Dear AHA Members: The Nominating Committee will meet in early February 2009 to recommend two candidates for each of the following positions: President-elect (by rotation, Europe). Vice President of t...
Letter to the Editor: Faculty Evaluation and the Crisis in the Historical Profession
December 1, 2007
From the Letters to the Editor column of the December 2007 Perspectives
How Historic Is the 2008 Election? Introductory Remarks
April 1, 2009
Forum on the 2008 Presidential Election
In Memoriam: Barbara Hadley Stein
May 1, 2006
Barbara Hadley Stein, historian and bibliographer of Latin America and Iberia, whose career in the Luso-Hispanic world spanned seven decades, died at her Princeton, New Jersey, home December 9, 2005, ...
Suspicious E-mails Targeting Scholars
December 1, 2013
The AHA Professional Division urges members to be aware of an increasingly common suspicious e-mail targeting scholars in a variety of disciplines. The e-mail consists of an offer by a supposed scho...
News Briefs, April 2011
April 1, 2011
Former-Representative Harman Named to Head Wilson Center Former-Representative Jane Harman (D-CA) was recently named president, CEO, and director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholar...
The AHA as Bully Pulpit
May 1, 2014
About a decade ago I occasionally watched a TV news show featuring a panel of conservative and liberal journalists. At the end of each show, after they’d chewed over the events of the previous seven ...