From the President
Diffusion as Dilution?
James H. Sweet | Jan 24, 2022How do recent digital evolutions in academic production relate to the tried-and-true scholarly monograph?
From Inclusive Public Schools to Divisive Concepts
James H. Sweet | Dec 15, 2021His own experiences in public schools have influenced AHA president James H. Sweet’s views on recent “divisive concepts” debates.
Another Digital Revolution
Jacqueline Jones | Nov 9, 2021The generous support of librarians and archivists and a wealth of digitized materials helped Jacqueline Jones finish a book project during the pandemic.
Common Schooling and the Common Good
Jacqueline Jones | Oct 12, 2021Public schools are an essential part of American society, with a long history.
Biography’s Occupational Hazards
Jacqueline Jones | Sep 8, 2021As a biographer, Jacqueline Jones found herself wondering how she should deal with aspects of her subject's life that left her baffled, even mystified.
Abstract and Ill Informed
Jacqueline Jones | Aug 12, 2021Critical race theory provides insights into why achieving the ideals enshrined in the Founders' declaration that "all men are created...
Absence and Presence
Jacqueline Jones | Apr 13, 2021Although historians have produced remarkable work while working remotely, AHA president Jacqueline Jones argues that it is dangerous to conclude...
We Are Only Human
Jacqueline Jones | Mar 18, 2021After an unexpectedly emotional response to her subject, Jacqueline Jones reflected on the place of emotion in the history classroom.
The “Fun” in Fundraising
Jacqueline Jones | Feb 22, 2021Raising money for history programs can be rewarding, in several meanings of the word.
Why Study You-Know-What?
Jacqueline Jones | Jan 13, 2021Historians have our own reasons for studying the past but must often explain the value of historical thinking to people not in the discipline.