From the President

  • Why Study You-Know-What?

    Jacqueline Jones | Jan 13, 2021

    Historians have our own reasons for studying the past but must often explain the value of historical thinking to people not in the discipline.
  • One for the History Books

    Jacqueline Jones | Dec 18, 2020

    In her first column, AHA president Jacqueline Jones reflects on stepping into this role during a moment of radical upheaval for the discipline.
  • Reasons for Hope in a Difficult Year

    Mary Lindemann | Nov 24, 2020

    AHA president Mary Lindemann looks back on her term of office, finding hope and reason for optimism despite the undeniable...
  • Partners in Scholarship

    Mary Lindemann | Oct 26, 2020

    Reports of the death of university presses or the rise of the e-book as a permanent alternative to the physical...
  • Our Colleagues

    Mary Lindemann | Sep 15, 2020

    Departments and their tenure-track faculty should work to ameliorate the difficulties contingent faculty experience, especially during COVID-19.
  • Going Remote

    Mary Lindemann | Aug 17, 2020

    History faculty did far more than just "make it work" during the pivot to remote teaching.
  • The Historian and the Virus

    Mary Lindemann | Apr 22, 2020

    What can historians' accumulated knowledge about epidemics do to help us understand our encounter with COVID-19?
  • Responsibility and Civility

    Mary Lindemann | Mar 30, 2020

    AHA president Mary Lindemann recommends embracing two values as a professional community.
  • An Immodest Proposal

    Mary Lindemann | Feb 24, 2020

    Is it time to rethink the introductory history course? AHA President Mary Lindemann has some thoughts.
  • Application Agonies

    Mary Lindemann | Feb 14, 2020

    How can we make hiring in academia a kinder process?

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