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  • 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,...

  • 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

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Gender across the Generations

    October 1, 2010

    The Report of the AHA Committee on the Status of Women, the “Rose Report,” was published 40 years ago this fall. The report, along with the survey on which it was based, provides a baseline for consid...

  • In Memoriam: Jack R. Pole

    May 1, 2010

    2002 Honorary Foreign Member; historian of Anglo-American legal tradition Jack Pole, whose career as a British historian of the United States spanned more than 50 years, died in Oxford on January 30, ...

  • Jameson and NASA Fellows Named

    September 1, 2009

    The American Historical Association is pleased to announce the names of the scholars selected to receive the J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship (cosponsored by the Library of Congress) and the National Ae...

  • American Catholic Historical Association: 88th Annual Meeting Awards

    February 1, 2008

    At its 88th annual meeting, the American Catholic Historical Association presented its two book prizes. The annual Howard R. Marraro Prize was conferred on Gerald McKevitt, the Ignacio Ellacuria Unive...