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  • 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 ...