From the Executive Director

  • Gateway to Change

    James Grossman and Andrew K. Koch | Mar 23, 2022

    With History Gateways, the AHA and the Gardner Institute's achievements went beyond what each could have done alone.
  • The Future of AHA Online Programming

    James Grossman | Feb 16, 2022

    The AHA is developing new online programming to meet the needs of members and the discipline.
  • A Pardon for Homer Plessy

    James Grossman | Jan 25, 2022

    At a ceremony on January 5, 2022, the plaintiff in the landmark case Plessy v. Ferguson received a posthumous pardon.
  • A Tribute to Leon Litwack

    James Grossman and Waldo E. Martin | Dec 27, 2021

    Leon F. Litwack died on August 5, 2021, at the age of 91.
  • Crisis and Opportunity

    James Grossman and Dana Schaffer | Oct 5, 2021

    A recently awarded NEH grant will enable the AHA to support dozens of small history-related organizations.
  • AHA and OAH Join Coalition to Combat Misinformation

    James Grossman and Beth English | Sep 15, 2021

    The AHA and the OAH have joined Learn from History, a coalition opposing efforts that would limit the ability of...
  • An Epidemic of Hostility

    James Grossman | Aug 10, 2021

    We are looking at an epidemic of hostility toward expertise itself, drawing on a cynical language of antielitism to undermine...
  • Never One Person

    James Grossman | Apr 19, 2021

    Collaborative writing, productive disagreements, and consensus building shape the final form of AHA statements.
  • How Can We Help?

    James Grossman | Mar 24, 2021

    Members of the AHA participate in a community of historians with a central purpose: advocating for one another and for our work as historians.
  • A Paradox

    James Grossman | Feb 9, 2021

    A call to action for historians: show up without a special invitation.

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