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...